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BK-59 Preparing for Storms in Florida
The Florida Literacy Coalition is pleased to bring you this guide to help you and your family prepare for hurricanes and other weather emergencies. This plain language manual can be used by educators, including adult and family literacy practitioners, to share important safety information while teaching basic skills. It is adapted from a wonderful resource entitled Preparing for Storms in Louisiana developed by the University of New Orleans Center for Hazards Assessment, Response and Technology (UNO-CHART).

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BK-2 Key Concepts and Features of the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy
Describes the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) key features and data types. This publication covers the critical concepts and features carried over from the 1992 assessment, as well as those new to the 2003 assessment. By providing an overall picture of important goals and aspects of the 2003 NAAL, this publication provides a context for interpreting the results

BK-5 NAAL: First Look at the Literacy of America’s Adults in the 21st Century
The 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) measures the English literacy of America's adults (people age 16 and older living in households and prisons). NAAL builds on the previous national assessment of literacy completed in 1992.

BK-14 Literacy in Everyday Life: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy
Describes how adults use written information in workplace, family, and community settings, as well as the relationship between literacy and formal education.

BK-20 QEd: Scientific Evidence for Adult Literacy Educators
QEd will bring you ideas and information from the expanding scientific research base on how adults learn to read. This first issue tells the story of how researchers are using the high quality, scientific standards that adult literacy deserves and demands.

BK-22 Outstanding Results: Tomorrow’s Challenge
This book profiles the achievements and best practices of 10 outstanding adult education and literacy education programs in nine states that received the 1998-99 Secretary's Awards from U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley. The programs were selected from 35 nominated programs using the following criteria: program design, instructional design, learning environment, professional development, achievement of learner goals, and program standards and evaluation.

BK-27 National Evaluation Of The Even Start Family Literacy Program: 1994-1997: Final Report
Reports results of the second national evaluation of the Even Start Family Literacy Program, a 4-year effort designed to describe types of Even Start projects that were funded, the services provided, the collaborative efforts undertaken, and obstacles to implementation that were encountered. This report discusses the effects on children, parent literacy, parenting skills, and family life.

BK-29 Literacy is Good Business

BK-50: National Household Education Surveys of 2001 – Participation in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: 2000-01
This book provides an overview of career pathways and describes approaches to aligning basic skills training and partnership efforts with local career pathways. This manual is organized into sections describing approaches to implementing pathways components, examples, challenges encountered, and resources.

BK-52: National Assessment of Vocational Education: Final Report to Congress, Executive Summary
This publication provides the executive summary of the full report to Congress by the National Assessment of Vocational Education, which was charged with evaluating the status of vocational education and the impact of the Perkins III act.

BK-53: Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients: Executive Summary
This publication focuses on research addressing the educational and occupational experiences of adults and out-of-school youth who earn the General Educational Development (GED) Certificate. 

BK-54: National Household Education Surveys Program of 2003: Tubular Summary of Adult Education for Work-Related Reasons
This publication from the National Center for Education Statistics presents selected data on adults' participation in work-related educational activities in the United States over a 12-month period from 2002-03.

BK-58. Learning to Achieve: Research-Based Resources and Professional Development to Increase Achievement of Adults with Learning Disabilities

BK-60. Using Research and Reason in Education: How Teachers Can Use Scientifically Based Research To Make Curricular & Instructional Decisions
As professionals, teachers can become more effective and powerful by developing the skills to recognize scientifically based practice and, when the evidence is not available, use some basic research concepts to draw conclusions on their own. This paper offers a primer for those skills that will allow teachers to become independent evaluators of educational research.

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