ERIC Number: ED297312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Sep-8
National Adult Literacy Policy: A Proposal from the Working Group on Adult Literacy.
International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Presented to Americans and addressed to presidential candidates in this election year, this proposal: (1) identifies the extent of the literacy problem in America; (2) outlines the current efforts to address the problem; (3) discusses the roles of the sectors; and (4) recommends actions for the next administration. The proposal urges an improved system of literacy services characterized by access, options, accountability, quality, support of learners, and linkages between literacy and other services. It concludes with specific proposals for the next President of the United States regarding strong leadership, increased resources, and a literacy infrastructure. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.