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Assumptions and Misconceptions about Adult Education and Undereducated Adults adult education programs that fail

that a program has failed? Why are some adult education programs so successful? What factors cause other programs to be unsuccessful? These questions.

Lindsey concluded in 1977 that adult literacy programs from 1965 to 1977 failed to address successfully New Directions for Continuing Education, 3, 29– 36.

Read chapter 6 Challenges in Adult Education: In the United States, the and learning opportunities given the structure of adult education programs and.

For example, only about 2.6 million people were enrolled in federally supported adult basic education (ABE) programs in 2004–2005, and most failed to achieve .