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Adult Basic Education

Scope Note: 
Education provided for adults at the elementary level (through grade 8), usually with emphasis on communicative, computational, and social skills (Note: Also appears in the list of mandatory educational level Descriptors)
Category: Educational Levels, Degrees, and Organizations
Broader Terms
Adult Education
Elementary Education
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Fundamental Education (Adults)
Related Terms
Adult Literacy
Adult Reading Programs
Basic Skills
Functional Literacy
High School Equivalency Programs
Literacy Education
Migrant Adult Education
Primary Education
Public School Adult Education
Workplace Literacy
Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966