The long-term impact of ABS program participation on voting
Corporate Name: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
Publisher: U.S. Department of Education
Published At: Washington, DC
Material Type: Research/Technical Report
Intended Audience: Administrator
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 5 p.
Subjects: Adult Students; Adult Literacy; Voting;
The research brief describes a longitudinal study which followed 1,000 randomly selected high school dropouts from 1998-2007. The study followed both participants and nonparticipants in adult literacy programs, assessing their literacy skills and uses, along with changes in their social, educational and economic status. This brief focuses on the impact of participation on voting in general elections, a measure of civic engagement.
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