State Policy

Decorative image for Resource Profile Adult Basic Education to Community College Transitions Symposium: Proceedings Report

Adult Basic Education to Community College Transitions Symposium: Proceedings Report

2007

This report highlights discussions during a 2006 Symposium sponsored by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) that provided a forum for exploring ABE to community college transitions.  

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Beyond Basic Skills: State Strategies to Connect Low-Skilled Students

2011

This report provides a background on the growing basic skills crisis in the U.S. and emphasizes the importance of postsecondary education success and completion in getting a good job and advancing in the workforce.

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Postsecondary Success of Young Adults: System Impact Opportunities in Adult Education – Findings and Recommendations

2010

The paper provides a summary and analysis of promising policies and practices that could be beneficial in helping adults advance from adult education to postsecondary education.

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Transitioning Adults to College: Adult Basic Education Program Models

2006

This paper is based on a review of 25 college transition programs and more than 40 postsecondary institutions studied by the New England Literacy Resource Center.

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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 describes how the fifteen participating states have concentrated their policy efforts on four key areas: preventative strategies, assessment and placement, implementation and evaluation of program innovation, and performance measurement and incentives.

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