Policy issues in literacy

Statement of Responsibility:
Brand, Betsy
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Date:
2005
Abstract:

This paper was presented at the International Literacy Year Colloquium in October 1990, in Washington, D.C. It addresses policy issues that impact upon adult and workplace literacy in the United States. Major literacy activities of the Adult Education Department, such as leadership, public awareness, research, and other areas are addressed. The paper then provides a brief look at four model projects in various parts of the United States. The paper concludes with the declaration that education will always be about opening doors of opportunity for the individual.

Extent:
8 pages
Subject:
Literacy
Literacy Colloquium
Country:
United States
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