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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 upskill, and details key federal and state policy levers that foster economic mobility.

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College and Career Readiness Standards Math Advanced Units 1 – 3

2016

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

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College and Career Readiness Standards English Language Arts/Literacy Advanced Units 1 – 3

2016

The English Language Arts/Literacy Advanced Units contain three components: a facilitator’s guide, an annotated PowerPoint presentation, and participant materials.

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Reimagining the Role of Technology in Higher Education

2017

Reimagining the Role of Technology in Higher Education aligns the role of technology serving the needs of a diverse group of students seeking access to high-quality postsecondary learning experiences.

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Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education: 2017 National Education Technology Plan Update

2017

The National Education Technology Plan (NETP), updated in 2017, sets a national vision and plan for learning enabled by technology through building on the work of leading education researchers; district, school, and higher education leaders; classroom teachers; developers; entrepreneurs; and nonprofit organizations. 

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Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring 2017

2017

A special issue of the Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary and Basic Education devoted to numeracy.

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Integrated Education and Training Policy: 50-STATE SCAN

2016

A survey of all 50 states and the District of Columbia found that eighteen states have adopted at least one form of integrated education and training policy.

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Integrated Education and Training: A Career Pathways Policy & Practice

2017

Results of a national survey of adult education providers to learn more about Integrated Education and Training (IET) models, funding mechanisms, and partnerships across the country.

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Progress of DO-IT Participants Toward College and Careers

2011

AccessSTEM/AccessComputing/DO-IT Longitudinal Transitional Study (ALTS) are two research projects funded through NSF with a goal to increase the number of people with disabilities who have degrees and careers in STEM.

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What Is ESOL Health Literacy, and Why Do I Need to Know About It?

2013

This article details how health literacy is relevant to English lanuage learners (ELLs), reviews what the research tells us so far, and gives suggestions and resources to address health literacy in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instruction.

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