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Blending College Preparation and Career Development for Adult Students in New England

2018
An evaluation of the two-year Transition to College and Careers demonstration project, which addressed academic and non-academic barriers to college for adult learners in six adult education centers...
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Adult Charter Schools: Creating Economic Opportunities for America's Families

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2017
This policy brief highlights the need for more adult education opportunities and the potential of adult charter schools to address the nation’s adult education challenges.
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Work-Based Learning: Model Policy Components

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2018
This policy brief presents a comprehensive policy approach to providing high-quality work-based learning experiences that prepare participants for postsecondary and workforce success in high-demand...
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Adult Training and Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016. First Look.

2018
This First Look report from the National Center for Education Statistics provides selected key findings on adults' attainment of nondegree credentials (licenses, certifications, and postsecondary...
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Framing the Opportunity: Eight State Policy Recommendations that Support Postsecondary Credential Completion for Underserved Populations

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2017
This paper presents eight policy recommendations aimed at addressing a projected shortfall in the number of American workers available to fill jobs that require a postsecondary degree or credential.
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Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, Vol. 5, No. 3, Winter 2016

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2016
This issue features articles focused on the ways that research can affect policy and practice.
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Foundational Skills in the Service Sector

2017
This paper describes the characteristics of American workers employed in key service-sector industries who lack foundational skills, highlights promising practices and interventions to help them...
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Reimagining the Role of Technology in Higher Education

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2017
Reimagining the Role of Technology in Higher Education aligns the role of technology serving the needs of a diverse group of students seeking access to high-quality postsecondary learning experiences.
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Education Technology Developers

Integrated Education and Training Policy: 50-STATE SCAN

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2016
A survey of all 50 states and the District of Columbia found that eighteen states have adopted at least one form of integrated education and training policy.
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Integrated Education and Training: A Career Pathways Policy & Practice

2017
Results of a national survey of adult education providers to learn more about Integrated Education and Training (IET) models, funding mechanisms, and partnerships across the country.
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