ERIC Number: ED259110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Read to Learn. Report of the National Conference on Urban Literacy (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 9-10, 1984).
Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy, PA.
This report on the program highlights of the first national conference on urban literacy contains 40 information sheets describing the literacy programs represented at the conference. Each program information sheet contains some or all of the following: the name of the program; the name, address, and phone number of a program contact person; the program's umbrella organization, if any; other programs serving adults in the same geographical area as the given program; major sources of program support; the approximate number of adults served by the program; the greatest problems that the given program must address with regard to serving adults in need of basic skills training; the extent to which the local mayor supports the given adult literacy program; and a brief description of the program's history, primary objectives, major services, outcomes, and plans for the future. A map detailing the location of the programs represented at the conference and a list of conference participants are also included. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Reading Programs, Delivery Systems, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Financial Support, Linking Agents, Literacy Education, Outcomes of Education, Program Content, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, School Community Relationship, Student Characteristics, Student Needs, Urban Areas, Urban Education, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy, PA.