ERIC Number: ED369304
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The New York City Adult Literacy Initiative. Final Report, 1991-92.
Literacy Assistance Center, New York, NY.
The New York City Adult Literacy Initiative is a state- and city-funded program to help city residents expand their literacy and English language skills. In fiscal 1991-92, it provided services to 57,676 adult learners, including classes in basic education, English as a Second Language (ESL), and math and basic education taught in native languages other than English, study areas and tutoring services, technical assistance and support services, and a referral hotline. The program report for 1991-92 provides information on the following aspects of the program: participant demographics and native languages, diversity in program design, enrollment rates and student educational characteristics, instructional and contact hours, participant employment patterns, measures of student achievement gains, staffing and staff development, costs, and concerns, challenges, and anticipated directions. A list of participating agencies, with addresses, is appended. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Ancillary School Services, Employment Patterns, English (Second Language), Enrollment Rate, Language of Instruction, Literacy Education, Mathematics Instruction, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Staff Development, Student Characteristics, Tutorial Programs, Urban Areas
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York City Office of the Mayor, NY.; New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Authoring Institution: Literacy Assistance Center, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)