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"Double duty dollars": Getting education and employment gains through investments in adult education in a time of deficit reduction

Corporate Name: San Diego Consortium for Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1995

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: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 11 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Intergenerational Programs; Functional Literacy

Abstract:
The author argues that programs "incorporating intergenerational transfer of cognitive skills" and "functional context education" will have more positive outcomes and be more cost effective effective than traditional job training and education programs.

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