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Series or Serial: Fact Sheet 4

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1998

Distributor: Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

Source Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Room 4428

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20202-7240

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Descriptive/Project Description

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 2 p

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Literacy

This fact sheet gives the background of the federal program to address the problem of illiteracy in the United States. Included are definitions and summary information from several studies--Adult Performance Level (APL) study, English Language Proficiency study (EPS), National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS). A list of print resources provided. ***** Doc AB0050 replaces Doc AB0042 - 12.17.1999*****

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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.