Enhancing adult literacy

a policy guide by Jack A. Brizius

Publisher: Council of State Policy & Planning Agencies in Washington, D.C

Written in English
Published: Pages: 183 Downloads: 418
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 175-181.

Statementby Jack A. Brizius, Susan E. Foster.
ContributionsFoster, Susan.
LC ClassificationsLC151 .B75 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2093380M
ISBN 100934842965
LC Control Number88138130

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