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Reaching the goals: goal 5, adult literacy and lifelong learning

Corporate Name: United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Goal 5 Work Group

Publisher: USDE Office of Educational Research & Improvement

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1993

Distributor: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office

Source Address: Mail Stop: SSOP

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20402-9328

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Literacy; Lifelong Learning; Educational Objectives; Educational Program; National Programs

Abstract:
In 1989, President Bush and the 50 governors held an historic summit that culminated in the adoption of six National Education Goals. This is one of a series of publications describing what we know from research on individual Goals, as well as the limits of that knowledge. The topic of the report is goal five, which later became goal six, and its five objectives. It addresses the concepts of adult literacy, lifelong learning, and knowledge and skills of the global economy and responsible citizenship.

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