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The Components of Numeracy

2006

The research article examines the nature of numeracy. After a thorough review of curricular and assessment frameworks and standards documents from adult education, K-12, and community college the...

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Beyond the Daily Application: Making Numeracy Teaching Meaningful to Adult Learners

2005

This project, conducted in three colleges in England, explored adult learners' relations with numeracy in both formal and informal contexts. The two principal methods of data collection were semi-...

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An Environmental Scan of Adult Numeracy Professional Development Initiatives and Practices

2007

This environmental scan examines recent and current numeracy professional development initiatives in the United States and informs numeracy research and other initiatives at the state and federal...

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A Review of the Literature in Adult Numeracy: Research and Conceptual Issues

2006

This review is the first major product of the Adult Numeracy Initiative, a two-year project funded by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education, and conducted by...

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Numeracy Matters

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2008

In the article, “Numeracy Matters,” Myrna Manly reviews research on adult numeracy contained in two important studies: the Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL) and the Adult Education...

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Partnerships Between Community Colleges and Prisons Providing Workforce Education and Training to Reduce Recidivism

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2009
This resource discusses the logistics behind a partnership between prisons and community colleges in order to reduce recidivism rates. 
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Community-based Correctional Education

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2011
This work focuses on "education services offered to individuals serving all or part of their criminal sentence under community supervision (e.g., parole or probation).
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Low-Skilled Workers’ Access to Quality Green Jobs

2010

This eight-page brief provides an overview of green occupations, including industries, positions and salary ranges. Although a few new occupations exist in green industries, many of the jobs...

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The Inclusion of Numeracy in Adult Education

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2002

Chapter 5 of NCSALL’s 2002 Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, “The Inclusion of Numeracy in Adult Basic Education,” provides a comprehensive view of the state of numeracy instruction in the...

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More Than Reshuffling: Lessons from an Innovative Remedial Math Program at the City University of New York

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2011
The CUNY College Transition Initiative (CTI) was expanded and is now offered as an option to freshmen who have taken and failed multiple placement exams.
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