Literacy and Dependency: The Literacy Skills of Welfare Recipients in the United States

Barton, Paul E.; Jenkins, Lynn
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Literacy proficiency literacy scales


This Policy Information Report describes the prose, document, and quantitative literacy levels of the welfare population. The report also summarizes the results of related research on efforts to raise the literacy levels of recipients of welfare population. While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $9.50.


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