ERIC Number: ED259138
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Opening Doors for Success. FY-1983 Annual Report to the President of the United States.
National Advisory Council on Adult Education, Washington, DC.
This document provides an overview of programs and activities in adult and secondary education, along with statistical data about adult education efforts in the United States. The first part of the document presents seven short sections about council functions and programs in adult education. Included in these sections is the following information: council response to the proposed Adult Education Consolidation Bill; council's functions; descriptions of outstanding programs and professionals throughout the country; the council at work; a historical overview of the Adult Education Act, 1966-1981; a summary of major revisions in the Adult Education Act, 1966-1981; and a list of state directors of adult education. The second part of the report contains 13 tables that present statistical data on the following topics: state allotments for adult basic education; state expenditures; 1981 level of effort in relation to need; number of organizations providing English (second language) or bilingual education; full-time employees in adult basic and secondary education; part-time employees in adult basic and secondary education; race/ethnic group of participants in functional levels 1 and 2 by state; sex and age of participants in basic and secondary programs; number of participants upon entry into program by state; achievements of program participants; and number of participants leaving the program and their reasons. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Bilingual Education, Blacks, Demonstration Programs, Educational Finance, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, High School Equivalency Programs, Models, National Programs, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, State Programs, Whites
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Adult Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Adult Education Act 1966