Term Adult Literacy Programs
Code HH-4500.0500
Definition Programs that provide reading and writing instruction for adults who are unable to read or write at a functional level, with the objective of ensuring that they have the skills necessary to find and keep decent jobs, support their children's education and participate actively in civic life. Some programs interpret literacy more broadly and also help people develop speaking, computation (numeracy/mathematics) and problem solving skills.
Created 9/28/00
Changed 9/21/21
Use References Adult Literacy Training Programs
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External Classification Terms Adult Education (NTE B60)
Education (ACH I-01)
Education (AIRS ED-170)
Education (CAN ED-170)
Literacy (NPC B04.11)
Related Concepts Ex-Offender/Reentry Services
Homelessness
Facet Service
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