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Local perspectives on WIA reauthorization

Series or Serial: CAAL Policy Brief

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: March 26, 2010

Distributor: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Source Address: 1221 Avenue of the Americas - 46th Floor

Source City/State/Zip: New York NY 10020

Phone: 212-512-2362

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 21 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Educational Policy; Education Work Relationship; Federal Legislation

This policy brief reports on the February 18, 2010 CAAL Roundtable discussion of WIA and the Adult Education and Economic Growth Act with 19 leaders of local programs and institutions identified by their peers as providing exemplary "adult education for work" services. Sections focus on program achievements, limitations of WIA, merits of an alternate outcome driven system, serving low-skilled students, overcoming boundaries and barriers, and narrowing the gap between policy and practice.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.