ERIC Number: ED350724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
What Other Communities Are Doing...National Education Goal #5. America 2000 Issues.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Suggestions designed to help communities attain the fifth National Education Goal are offered in this document. The goal states that by the year 2000, every adult American will be literate and will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a global economy and exercise the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Seven principles for consideration when developing a community strategy are discussed: changing attitudes; getting to know the community; reaching out; creating skill clinics; making adult education easy; motivating adult learning; and measuring the results. Eleven promising and successful programs are described and 15 various resource groups are listed. (Contains 11 references.) (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: America 2000