Abstract

The "Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996" promises to usher in a new era of literacy programming as practitioners attempt to design short-term programs that address the academic and employment needs of low-literate welfare recipients. A comparative analysis of academic and integrated literacy/occupational skills programs is presented.

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Academic vs. integrated functional-context literacy programs: Responding to the needs of low literate clients of welfare.

The "Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996" promises to usher in a new era of literacy programming as practitioners attempt to design short-term programs that address the academic and employment needs of low-literate welfare recipients. A comparative analysis of academic and integrated literacy/occupational skills programs is presented.