Julia O’Sullivan’s research was referenced in the Globe and Mail on Saturday, May 15, 2010:
‘This proposal originates with Julia O’Sullivan, a professor and dean of education at the University of Western Ontario.
“Whatever it takes” – that is her guiding idea. Reading and writing are “the golden ticket” to success in school and the modern economy. (She borrows the phrase from Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.) “There has to be a commitment that every student in Canada has a right to a golden ticket.”’