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Workplace education efforts in small business: learning from the field, executive summary

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1991

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: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Literacy; Basic Skills; Employment

Abstract:
This is the executive summary of a report of a research study of case studies of 18 different workplace education programs operated by small companies. Included are general descriptions of the programs, reasons companies participate, a flow chart of the steps in program implementation, turnover issues, program costs, indicators of success, and recommendations.

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