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Rai, Kalyani; Folkman, Daniel V. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 1999
Describes four Milwaukee adult literacy programs that have responded to welfare reform. Explores challenges for community-based organizations: teaching for learning vs. training for work, coordinating education and support services, and securing resources. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Community Programs, Labor Force Development, Literacy Education
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Podeschi, Ronald – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 1990
Hmong refugees in Milwaukee created a literacy program tailored to their cultural learning needs within a vocational-technical institution. Primary ingredients include instructors from the same cultural background, connections between learning and day-to-day survival, attention to significant social needs of students, and strategies consistent…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Community Control