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Adult learning & literacy

Adult learning & literacy

Adult Education Act, 1966-1991


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Published by Dept. of Education in [Washington, DC .
Written in English

  • Adult education -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Adult education -- United States,
  • Functional literacy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAdult learning and literacy, Adult Education Act, 1966-1991
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Education
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17928970M

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