ERIC Number: ED060435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Education. Annual Report, National Advisory Council on Adult Education.
National Advisory Council on Adult Education, Washington, DC.
Recommendations of the President's National Advisory Council on Adult Education are the subject of this first annual report. The activities of the Council during its first year are listed. Recommendations for Action are: (1) a higher budget priority for adult education in Fiscal Year 1973, and the development of a Comprehensive Adult Education Act; (2) a single agency to be held accountable for the coordination of all adult education services financed by the federal government; (3) career-oriented education for adults; (4) reactivation of G.I. educational benefits; (5) development of a national plan for adult education programs in correctional institutions; (6) expanded use of local educational facilities to include adults; (7) establishment of educational programs of substance for the senior citizen; and (8) the President establish a Bicentennial Year White House Conference on Adult Education. Appendix A to the report presents data from federally supported adult basic education (ABE) programs. It includes a brief review of 309(b) and (c) projects, and statistics from adult basic education programs. Appendix B presents charts and tables of Instructional Sources of Adult Education; Adults as Full Time Students; Level of Education: White and Black Adults; and Education and Income: White and Black Adults. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Age, Blacks, Career Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Correctional Education, Educational Facilities, Educational Legislation, Federal Programs, Older Adults, Participant Characteristics, Tables (Data), Teacher Education, Veterans Education, Whites
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Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Adult Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Adult Education Act 1966