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Belzer, Alisa; St. Clair, Ralf – 2003
This paper reviews significant events and resources that have emerged since the 1992 publication of "Adult Literacy Education: Current and Future Directions. An Update" by Hanna Fingeret. It analyzes major milestones in research and practice in literacy education that have occurred in the last decade. The paper begins by looking at the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Learning
Allen, Colleen A., Ed.; Jones, Edward V., Ed. – 1992
This booklet commemorates the General Educational Development (GED) Testing program's first 50 years. Included are the following: (1) a description of a GED graduation; (2) reminiscences of three GED administrators; (3) success stories from five GED graduates; (4) descriptions of eight special GED programs; (5) an explanation of how the GED system…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Dropout Programs, Educational Attainment, Educational History
Tompkins, Ellsworth; Gaumnitz, Walter H. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1954
More than ever before teachers, principals, and superintendents are joining with parents and citizens of the community in examining and appraising what the schools are trying to do and how their work can be adequately supported. One of the topics that comes up for frequent discussion in the high school field is the Carnegie Unit. It has been our…
Descriptors: Educational History, High Schools, Educational Trends, Educational Policy