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Corporate Name: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (U.S.)

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: Sept 4, 2007

Distributor: National Commission on Adult Literacy (NCAL) / Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Source Address: 1221 Avenue of the Americas - 46th Floor

Source City/State/Zip: New York NY 10020

Phone: 212-512-2362

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 29 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education; Adult Students; Adult Literacy; Educational Trends; Educational Attainment; Educational Policy

This is a policy brief developed for the August 20, 2007 meeting of the National Commission on Adult Literacy. "It examines GED holders in comparison to their counterparts who have received a high school diploma as well as those with no high school credential", and includes the author's "recommendations for expanding and restructuring the adult education system..." Note: this information "should taken to reflect conclusions of the National Commission", but is "presented as a public service". [See also The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy website at to purchase a bound form of this document.]

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