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Illiterate immigrant workers in industrialized countries.

Illiterate immigrant workers in industrialized countries.

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Published by International Institute for Adult Literacy Methods in Teheran .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developed countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Literacy -- Developed countries.,
    • Aliens -- Developed countries.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesLiteracy discussion,, v. 2, no. 4
      ContributionsInternational Institute for Adult Literacy Methods.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC149 .I4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5461934M
      LC Control Number73164538

      In the most recent tests, from , 10 countries (out of 48 total) had statistically higher average fourth-grade math scores than the U.S., while seven countries had higher average science scores. In the eighth-grade tests, seven out of 37 countries had statistically higher average math scores than the U.S., and seven had higher science : Drew Desilver.


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The median hourly wage of workers scoring on the highest level in literacy on the test is more than 60 percent higher than for workers scoring at the lowest level, and those with low literacy.

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Peres has mobilized farmworkers and created educational materials on the safe use of pesticides that do not require literacy to be understood by the workers. In conducting this work, Peres connected with similar organizations in Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, and Argentina and observed that comparable situations take place in these by: Immigrant adults in the United States lag their native-born peers in literacy, numeracy, and problem-solving skills, with resulting effects on their income, employment, education, and health, according to MPI analysis of U.S.

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