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Adult education for the homeless: 1991 report

Corporate Name: California. Youth, Adult, and Alternative Educational Services Division

Publisher: CASAS

Published At: San Diego, CA

Date Published: 1991

Distributor: Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System

Source Address: 5151 Murphy Canyon Rd., Suite 220

Source City/State/Zip: San Diego CA 92123

Phone: 858-292-2900

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Education; Homeless People

Abstract:
In 1991, 12 agencies in California were funded to provide literacy training and basic skills remediation for homeless persons under the Adult Education provision of the Stewart B. McKinney Act. CASAS was contracted to provide the basic skills appraisal and to collect and analyze demographic data collected. Data collected from more than 3,300 participants between January and December 1991 is summarized in this report.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN180031 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.