Oversight hearing on successful education programs relating to illiteracy, bilingual education, and dropout prevention: hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, hearing held in Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1985
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1986
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Page 2 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR, SUBCOMMITTEE ON ELEMENTARY, SECONDARY, AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 10 am, in room 2175, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon.
Page 43 - ... same literature. When statistical controls for methodological inadequacies were employed, participation in bilingual education programs consistently produced small to moderate differences favoring bilingual education for tests of reading, language skills, mathematics, and total achievement when the tests were in English, and for reading, language, mathematics, writing, social studies, listening comprehension, and attitudes toward school or self when tests were in other languages.
Page 10 - Functional illiteracy now exacts a measurable toll in crime, unemployment, poverty and human suffering. The bill exceeds $225 billion annually for lost industrial productivity, unrealized tax revenues, remedial reading training in business and the military, and illiteracy related to crime and welfare costs. We simply cannot afford the staggering burden of the functional illiteracy problem.
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Page 10 - functional illiteracy now exacts a measurable toll in crime, unemployment, poverty and human suffering. The national bill exceeds $225 billion annually for lost industrial productivity, unrealized tax revenues, remedial reading training in business and the military, and illiteracy related to crime and welfare cost.
Page 20 - Indeed, we think corporate public involvement is not only good for the bottom line, it IS the bottom line.