ERIC Number: ED034156
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
Imperatives for Action.
Coalition of Adult Education Organizations, Washington, DC.
American society needs a system of lifelong learning; the ability of the American people to live and work together in self-government is not keeping pace with the demands of today's complex and increasingly troubled society. To achieve an effective and balanced system of adult and continuing education in the United States it is essential that the role of the Coalition of Adult Education organizations be formalized and strengthened, so that it can assume the leadership in the achievement of the following Imperatives for Action: eliminating educational deficiencies of American adults; strengthening of adult and continuing education efforts of community colleges, colleges, and universities; providing adult and continuing education in the arts and humanities, public affairs, and in the democratic process; improving financial support for adult and continuing education; providing adequate and appropriate opportunities in adult and continuing education for persons in low income groups; strengthening within educational institutions the supporting structures for adult and continuing education; urging national non-governmental organizations to strengthen their role; increasing public awareness; and achieving higher levels of federal support and coordination. (mf)
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Authoring Institution: Coalition of Adult Education Organizations, Washington, DC.