Term Adult Literacy Programs
Code HH-4500.0500
Definition Programs offered by a variety of organizations including regular and adult schools, libraries, correctional facilities, businesses and corporations that provide reading, writing, speaking, computation and/or problem solving skills for adults who cannot 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.
Created 9/28/00
Changed 1/6/10
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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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