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Gimme Shelter! A Resource for Literacy and Homelessness Work (1997)

A Resource for Literacy and Homelessness Work for the Literacy and Homelessness Project.

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Literacy, Welfare and Work: (1997)

Preliminary Study

The Literacy, Welfare, and Work (LWW) Preliminary Study was designed to help literacy practitioners: to understand the new socioeconomic and political context within which we are working; to identify the perceptions and experiences of both literacy workers and learners in relation to this context; and to begin an examination of the many factors that impact on students' abilities to find and keep a job.

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1997-01-01

Parental Print Exposure and Young Children`s Language and Literacy Skills (1996)

This essay examines the relations of parental print exposure, socio-economic status, and education to young children's language and literacy skills.

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1996-01-01

Adult Literacy in America (1993)

This report provides a first look at the results of the National Adult Literacy Survey, including the most detailed portrait that has ever been available on the condition of literacy in the US.

Conducted in 1992, the National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS) assessed adults on three different literacy skills (prose, document, and quantitative) using tasks that represented a broad range of literacy demands encountered in daily life.

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1993-01-01

1990 Year of Literacy (1990)

Papers that Moved Us Forward

In this philosophical article the author discusses what literacy is and what it is not. Postulating that 'literacy is participation' she argues that if we truly want to create a more literate society, we must move beyond literacy programs to more broadly based social and economic change.

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1990-01-01

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