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Family literacy and adult English language learners

Series or Serial: Trends and issues

Publisher: National Center for ESL Literacy Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 2002

Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859

Phone: (202)-362-0700

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Program Manager

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 2 p

Subjects: Family Literacy; Adult Education; English (Second Language)

This trends and issues report describes how the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Title II, encourages adults to learn literacy skills in order to help their children become successful in school. How programs are adapting to address immigrant family issues and how their needs differ from native-born U.S. families is discussed. The Even Start Family Literacy Program is summarized. Best practices in family literacy are detailed. References are included.

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