Basic Skills

Decorative image for Resource Profile The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Economic Outcomes

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Economic Outcomes

2014
This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on individuals’ earnings.
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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Literacy Growth

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Literacy Growth

2014
This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on literacy growth.
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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term GED Attainment

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term GED Attainment

2014
This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on GED attainment.
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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Postsecondary Engagement

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Postsecondary Engagement

2014
This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on postsecondary engagement.
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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Long-Term Impact of ABS Program Participation on Voting

The Long-Term Impact of ABS Program Participation on Voting

2014
This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on voting.
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Exploring Personal Finance Choices

Exploring Personal Finance Choices

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2012
The resource is a financial literacy curriculum that contextualizes basic literacy skills necessary for GED attainment with personal finance skills.   Note: this resource is currently unavailable due...
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America's Perfect Storm: Three Forces Changing our Nation's Future

2007

The authors review and synthesize existing research in three key "powerful forces" in the nation: 1) Wide disparity in literacy and numeracy skills among American school-aged and adult populations...

Decorative image for Resource Profile Moving Beyond the GED: Low-Skilled Adult Transition to Occupational Pathways at Community Colleges Leading to Family-Supporting Careers (Research Synthesis)

Moving Beyond the GED: Low-Skilled Adult Transition to Occupational Pathways at Community Colleges Leading to Family-Supporting Careers (Research Synthesis)

2007
This review of research is part of a larger project which identified exemplary community college programs that employ innovative curriculum and instructional practices in order to help low-skilled...
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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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