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How Poverty and Cognitive Biases Can Impact Decisions and Action: Using Research from Behavioral Economics and Psychology to Improve Workforce Development Services

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2015
This report explores the latest research around how decision-making and actions are influenced by poverty and outlines research-driven strategies that workforce providers can use to help workers...
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Career Pathways Checklist

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2017
This checklist is designed as a work aid to help determine the extent to which a newly developed or existing program meets the requirements for career pathways in section (3)(7) of WIOA.
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Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring 2016

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2016
The Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education provides a forum for sharing research, information, theory, commentary, and practical experiences that will...
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Defining On-Ramps to Adult Career Pathways

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2017
This report synthesizes survey and interview data with a limited literature review to identify key service model delivery components, system components and barriers to implementing service way...
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Evaluating Digital Learning for Adult Basic Literacy and Numeracy

2017
This study investigated whether five web-based instructional programs increased the capacity of adult basic education (ABE) programs to provide efficient and effective leaning opportunities to adult...
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Using the PIAAC Literacy Framework to Guide Instruction: An Introduction for Adult Educators

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2017
Introductory guide describing how adult literacy practitioners might support adult learners by incorporating relevant tools from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies...
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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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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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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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College and Career Readiness Standards Math Advanced Units 1 – 3

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2016
The Math Advanced Units contain three components: a facilitator’s guide, an annotated PowerPoint presentation, and participant materials.
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