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Dare to dream, a collection of papers from a resource group of 102 education and literacy professionals

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: May 21, 2007

Distributor: 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: 54 p.

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

Abstract:
Presented at their April 2007 meeting, this collection of papers was developed to inform the thinking of the National Commission on Adult Literacy. The collection reflects the ideas, insights, cautions, and recommendations of a group of 102 education and literacy leaders, all indicated by name and affiliation. The broad challenge was to "think outside the box" and imagine systemic changes that would be required to expand adult education and literacy service beyond the 3 million or so presently served in publicly funded programs to many times that number. Note: this information "does not necessarily reflect conclusions of the National Commission", but is "presented as a public service". [See also The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy website at www.caalusa.org to directly access this document and other reports/publications.]

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