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Education for homeless adults: the first year

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1990

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: Book

Intended Audience: Program Manager

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Homeless People; Adult Education; Reports

Abstract:
The report describes how the U.S. Department of Education and the States met the challenge of providing relevant educational services to homeless adults under the first year of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act. Based on final reports from state programs, it includes program approaches, numbers and composition of population served, staffing, barriers to success and outcomes. Recommendations to strengthen future efforts are included. Appendices list state directors of Adult Education, coordinators of Adult Education for the Homeless Programs, resources, and states by Adult Education Region. The authorizing legislation and the rules and regulations for the program are printed.

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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.