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Literacy

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

Abstract:
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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