Most research and practice in second language learning supports the theory that literacy in one language assists literacy development in another language.
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A policy report from AIR examines the challenges and potential solutions to overcoming the barriers facing low-skilled adult learners who are striving to improve their English proficiency, develop their basic skills, and advance in the workplace.
The TELL project is a review of literature and critical annotated bibliography to provide an overview and critique of the research related to the transition of English language learners.
The Adult Numeracy Initiative, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), provides a thorough understanding of adult numeracy and the state of the discipline.
This paper sought to provide a comprehensive analysis of a rater training program through the use of multifacet Rasch measurement. The purpose was to display how such an analysis can provide specific information on raters that is useful for feedback, and also important information concerning the performance of the rating form and training materials.
Quality indicators have helped states define the components of program quality and enabled them to develop measures for evaluating programs to ensure effective practice. This paper presents a summary of state implementation of the quality indicators, focusing on the development of measures and standards for the indicators and the impact they have had on state accountability systems and program quality, and discusses how states are using the quality indicators and presents a summary of the indicator measurement systems in six states.