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Series # :
  ETAOP 2010-14
Title :
  Preparing for Life Beyond Prison Walls - The Literacy of Incarcerated Adults Near Release
Release Date :
  December 28, 2010
Abstract :

The report, Preparing for Life Beyond Prison Walls: The Literacy of Incarcerated Adults Near Release,usesthe 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) data to examine the characteristics of incarcerated adults who were near release as well as the relationship between various characteristics and the English literacy proficiency of this population group.  Although the focus of this report is on incarcerated adults near release, several findings were true for both inmates near release and inmates not near release.  The report discusses key findings for each subgroup.

Other reports developed using the 2003 NAAL data include:

ETAOP 2010-11 Overcoming the Language Barrier: The Literacy of Non-Native-English-Speaking Adults
ETAOP 2010-12 Preparing Youth for the Future: The Literacy of America's Young Adults
ETAOP 2010-13 Gaining the Skills for Employment: The Literacy of Female Public Assistance Recipients
ETAOP 2010-15 Building Career Ladders for the Working Poor Through Literacy Training
ETAOP 2010-16 Workers in Declining Industries:  Literacy’s Role in Worker Transitions
ETAOP 2010-17

Survival Literacy Training for Non-Native-English-Speaking Workers



Publication Author(s)
American Institutes for Research
  • Joanna Kling
  • Andrea Amodeo
  • Jin Ying
Full Text Document(s)
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