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Adults with Basic and Below Basic Literacy Levels: Findings from the NAAL and Implications for Practice

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2006
A transcript of this resource is available under the webcast screen. https://neces.ed.gov/naal/index.asp
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Getting Ahead – Staying Ahead

2009

Business Roundtable created The Springboard Project to examine the current and future needs of America’s workforce to remain competitive in a global economy. The 26 members of this project have...

Building Career Ladders for the Working Poor Through Literacy Training

2010

The researchers use data from the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, O*Net, and the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) to develop...

Breaking Through: Helping Low-Skilled Adults Enter and Succeed in College and Careers

2004
This study, funded by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation can be used by community college administrators, practitioners in adult education, workforce development and occupational and technical...

Thriving in Challenging Times: Connecting Education to Economic Development through Career Pathways

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2012
This publication profiles 17 career pathway programs in the United States. 
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
Employees

Hard Work on Soft Skills: Creating a Culture of Work in Workforce Development

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2001

This publication describes approaches used by four workforce development programs to prepare their participants for the cultural demands of the workplace. Achieve, Opportunities for a Better...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

A Guide to Placing Learners on Work Experience

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2005

Looking for a new way to partner with employers to provide students with authentic learning experiences in the workplace? This manual provides helpful information and tools for developing and...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Connecting Literacy, Learning & Work

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2008
This book is an accessible and comprehensive resource that offers theoretical background, rationale, insight into, and considerations for developing an educational program that links literacy and...
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

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