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Adult Literacy in New York

Lynn Jenkins

Adult Literacy in New York

results of the State Adult Literacy Survey

by Lynn Jenkins

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Published by Educational Testing Service in [Princeton, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literacy -- New York (State) -- New York -- Statistics.,
  • Literacy -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- Statistics.,
  • Educational surveys -- New York (State) -- New York -- Statistics.,
  • Adult education -- New York (State) -- New York -- Statistics.,
  • Functional literacy -- New York (State) -- New York -- Statistics.,
  • Reading -- Ability testing.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesResults of the State Adult Literacy Survey
    StatementLynn B. Jenkins and Irwin S. Kirsch.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsKirsch, Irwin S., Educational Testing Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22421657M

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