The Challenges Facing Adult Literacy ProgramsThe Challenges Facing Adult Literacy Programs

Daphne Greenberg


The field of adult literacy is complex. This complexity poses many challenges for literacy programs. This paper addresses the challenges of collaboration, diversity, attendance, assessment and professional development as they apply to adult literacy programs. Recommendations for increasing the success of literacy programs are provided.

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