ERIC Number: ED051494
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Assessment of Functional Illiteracy in Washoe County and a Strategy of Recruitment for the Adult Basic Education Program.
Davis, Mary A.
This study considers two questions: (1) Who are the functional illiterates in the Reno-Sparks area? and (2) How can they be brought into the adult basic education program if they are not at present enrolled? A survey was made of the area to obtain statistical information concerning the functional illiterates. A compilation of the statistics is presented in tables, as are estimates of the number of functional illiterates. Recommendations are that: (1) publicity of the English Second Language and Adult Basic Education programs be increased; (2) the total target population be reevaluated; (3) both programs be upgraded; and (4) every effort be made to keep the student in the program. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ., Reno. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Nevada; Nevada (Washoe County)