Adult illiteracy in the United States: a report to the Ford Foundation
Examines the growing problem of adult illiteracy, evaluates literacy-related difficulties and makes specific recommendations for upgrading existing programs
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Foreword by Edward J Meade
WHAT IS ADULT ILLITERACY?
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ABE programs achievement Adult Basic Education Adult Literacy agencies approaches areas Bedford-Stuyvesant bibliography broadcast cation Center completed high school Council on Adult cultural David Harman disadvantaged adults economic educationally disadvantaged eighth grade employment enrolled ethnic figures Functional Competency functional literacy funding goals grade education groups high school diploma high school education Hispanic illiteracy institutions Ivan Illich labor force large numbers Laubach Laubach Literacy learners learning less level of literacy level of school literacy skills lives materials median million Morehead State University NACAE NALA Native Americans needs numbers of persons Office of Education participation percent poor poverty problems Project racial reading and writing recruitment Report Right to Read rural school completion social society Syracuse teaching television tion tutors U.S. Bureau U.S. Office UNESCO United University Volunteers of America Washington Weeksville women World Education York