TITLE

Diverse Federal and State Efforts to Support Adult English Language Learning Could Benefit from More Coordination

AUTHOR(S)
Ashb, Cornelia M.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/29/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that examined adult English language programs in the U.S. GAO has found that the number of adults who speak limited English has increased by 21.8% to 22 million between 2000 and 2007. It recommends that there is a need for Education to work with the Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS) and Dept. of Labor to develop approaches for sharing information and conducting research.
ACCESSION #
43486368

 

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