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Federal adult education: a legislative history 1964-2013

Publisher: Nova Research Company

Published At: Bethesda, MD

Date Published: 2013

Material Type: Historical Material

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 95 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Federal Legislation; Federal Programs

This “American heritage” history traces the federal involvement in adult education in order to place federal adult education acts into historical perspective. Included are chapters on the initial Economic Opportunity Act and the Adult Education Act of 1964 and l966, amendments in the ten years from 1968-1978, the 1979-1990 years of funding and enrollment growth, the National Literacy Act of 1990, and the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. There are seven appendices and extensive references.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.