Children Are More Likely To Own A Cell Phone Than A Book, Study Says

05/26/2010 11:39 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Graeme Paton, Education Editor Telegraph

Almost nine-in-10 pupils now have a mobile compared with fewer than three-quarters who have their own books in the home, it was disclosed.

The study by the National Literacy Trust suggested a link between regular access to books outside school and high test scores.

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