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Local Program Administrators

Evaluating Professional Development Resources: Selection and Development Criteria

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2003
This publication describes criteria and indicators that were developed to help the adult literacy field assess the quality of resources and materials used in professional development for instructors...
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Systematic Reviews of Research: Postsecondary Transitions – Identifying Effective Models and Practices

2009
This paper focuses on transition programs for youth to postsecondary education, broadly considered. 
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Setting Up Success in Developmental Education: How State Policy Can Help Community Colleges Improve Student Outcomes

2009
Achieving the Dream, a national initiative to improve student success in community colleges, has taken a multipronged approach to improving outcomes in developmental education. This issue brief...
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Practitioner Research as Staff Development: A Facilitator's Guide

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2003
This guide offers activities, guidelines and resources for those interested in using inquiry groups and research methods in their program improvement efforts. 
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Adult Career Pathways: Providing a Second Chance in Public Education

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2007

As the educational requirements of a rewarding career and fulfilled personal life have risen over the last 30–40 years, the achievement gap between the “haves” and “have nots” has widened....

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Best Practices: Teaching Decimals, Fractions, and Percents to Students with Learning Disabilities

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1996
The purpose of this paper is to provide teachers with best practices advice for teaching fractions, decimals, and percents to students with learning disabilities (LD).
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Assistive Technology and Learning Disabilities

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2011
 Assistive Technology can offer powerful tools to students with learning disabilities by providing remedial or compensatory support in the classroom and for independent learning. This article...
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Returning to Learning: Adults’ Success in College is Key to America’s Future

2007

In the United States, postsecondary education has long driven individual social mobility and collective economic prosperity. Nonetheless, the nation’s labor force includes 54 million adults who...

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Pathways to Success: Integrating Learning with Life and Work to Increase National College Completion

2012
This report focuses on helping adults with lower skills and/or limited English proficiency earn postsecondary credentials that open doors to family-supporting jobs.
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The College Enrollment Behavior of Young Adult High School Dropouts, GED Holders, and High School Graduates with Regular Diplomas in the United States: 2000–2010

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2012
This resource compares college enrollment among high school dropouts, GED holders, and high school graduates from 2000 to 2010. 
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