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Functional Literacy

Scope Note: 
Ability to read and write at the level necessary to participate effectively in society
Category: Reading
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Functional Reading
Use this term instead of
Functional Illiteracy (1968 1980)
Survival Literacy
Related Terms
Adult Basic Education
Adult Literacy
Adult Reading Programs
Basic Skills
Literacy Education
Minimum Competencies
Reading Skills
Workplace Literacy
Writing Skills
Added to ERIC: 3/10/1980