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At a crossroads: financing basic skills education in California

Publisher: California Budget Project

Published At: Sacramento, CA

Date Published: April 2010

Distributor: California Budget Project

Source Address: 1107 9th Street, Suite 310

Source City/State/Zip: Sacramento CA 95814

Phone: 916-444-0500

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 10 p.

Subjects: Adult Basic Education; Basic Skills

This policy brief examines how California finances basic skills education and is the second in the California Budget Project's "At a Crossroads" series. It first discusses the Adult Education Program funding system, including recent funding and program changes, and then reviews the community colleges" basic skills funding system. The issues about how basic skills education should be funded in California are reviewed.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 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.