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.