ERIC Number: ED339921
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Meeting the Goal of a Literate America: The State Response. State Policy Reports.
Silvanik, Robert A., Ed.
This report contains 10 articles, written by national and state leaders in the adult literacy field, that pose challenges confronting the adult literacy system. The articles provide a framework for states to use in beginning the process of achieving a literate citizenry and work force. Titles and authors are as follows: "Building State Literacy Systems" (Susan E. Foster); "Strategies for Developing a State Literacy Infrastructure" (Karl Haigler); "Goals and Targeting in Adult Learning Systems" (Jack A. Brizius); "Designing Quality Programs in Adult Literacy: State and Local Program Initiatives" (Judith A. Alamprese); "Effectively Training an Adult Basic Education Workforce" (Sondra Gayle Stein); "Strategies for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Programs" (Thomas G. Sticht); "The Case for Family Literacy Programs" (Sharon Darling); "Valuing the Human Resource" (Don Woodside); "Nine Points about Organized Labor's Participation in State Workplace Literacy Initiatives" (Anthony R. Sarmiento); and "The State Role in Adult Literacy Policy" (Jack A. Brizius). (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Delivery Systems, Educational Needs, Family Literacy, Family Programs, Human Resources, Labor Education, Labor Force Development, Literacy Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, State Programs, Unions, Workplace Literacy
National Governors' Association, 444 North Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20001-1572.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. Center for Policy Research.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A