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Research on Adult Literacy Instruction
Pages 25-28

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From page 25...
... In this way, practice and research will build on and strengthen each other in a mutually reinforcing cycle that will increase adult literacy. It is also important to align standards for literacy instruction across the programs and systems that provide literacy instruction -- including K-12, adult education programs, and postsecondary education.
From page 26...
... Success will depend on a strong partnership among the federal government, states, and the many settings where adults receive instruction. Sustained partnerships will also be needed among practitioners, curriculum developers, administrators, and researchers to systematically build the needed knowledge and tools and to identify and address barri ers to implementation.
From page 27...
... STINE-MORROW, Department of Education and Psychology, University of Illinois; MELISSA WELCH-ROSS, Study Director ABOUT THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL AND DBASSE The National Research Council is the principal operating agency of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering. The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council make up the National Academies.
From page 28...
... Also of Interest… This booklet, Developing Reading and Writing, is drawn from the National Research Council's report Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research. The report recommends a program of research and innovation to gain a better understanding of adult literacy learners, improve instruction, and create the supports adults need for learning and achieve ment.

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