Nomination of Three Members of the National Council on Educational Research

August 17, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Council on Educational Research of the National Institute of Education, Department of Education:

Paul Copperman, to serve for the remainder of the term expiring September 30, 1982, and for a term expiring September 30, 1985. He would succeed Joseph J. Davies, Jr. He is currently serving as president of the Institute of Reading Development, which he founded in 1971. He is the author of the book, ``The Literacy Hoax: The Decline of Reading, Writing and Learning in the Public Schools and What We Can Do About It'' and other publications. He resides in San Francisco, Calif., and was born June 28, 1947.

James Harvey Harrison, Jr., to serve for the remainder of the term expiring September 30, 1982, and for a term expiring September 30, 1985. He would succeed Timothy S. Healy. He is currently serving as program manager of Japanese, Chinese, Australian, Korean, Greek, Spanish, Norwegian, and German programs with Sperry Univac International Systems Division. He was senior computer systems consultant/designer/analyst with Raytheon Service Co. in 1972 - 1977. He is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born September 13, 1927.

Wallie Cooper Simpson, to serve for the remainder of the term expiring September 30, 1982, and for the term expiring September 30, 1985. She would succeed John S. Shipp, Jr. She is the founder and director of the Lower East Side International Community School in New York City. She was director of the DeWitt School in New York City in 1975 - 1976. She is married, has three children, and resides in New York City. She was born September 15, 1931.