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Besides literature tables, the week includes information sessions on the value of investing in adult education and literacy as well as fun activities such as literacy trivia and human Scrabble'.
The cornerstone of the Initiative is a mini-grant program that will award eight Florida-based adult education and literacy providers up to $5,000 over a one-year period.
Their broad challenge was to "think outside the box," to imagine systemic changes that would be required to expand adult education and literacy service beyond the 3 million or so presently reached by publicly-funded programs to many times that number.
Building a level playing field: The need to expand and improve the national and state adult education and literacy systems.
She was the state director of adult education and literacy in Oregon from 1994 to 2003.
Nearly 150 representatives of the adult education and literacy field and other stakeholder groups, including the National League of Cities, are meeting February 14-15, 2000 in Washington, D.C.
Ohio's adult education and literacy office has begun a collaboration with the Governor's Council on People with Disabilities, as well as the Rehabilitation Services Commission, to develop an intervention strategy for identification of adults with learning disabilities.
The Virginia Adult Education and Literacy Resource Center (VAELRC), located at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
Addressing the scope and diversity of need for adult education and literacy skills takes community colleges, public schools, community based organizations, and others working together to provide the education and services needed by a wide variety of adult learners.
* Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy. Located in the Division of Adult Education and Literacy, U.S.
The first paper, "Adult Education and Literacy Legislation and Its Effects on the Field," provides the basic provisions of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA, 1998): its purpose, eligible participants and providers, the indicators of performance, and other critical foundations in the legislation.
Since its establishment in 1996, the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) has actively conducted and disseminated research to help build effective, cost- efficient adult education and literacy programs for adults who have low literacy and math skills, limited English skills, and/or no high school diploma.
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