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Adult basic education & community colleges in five states: a report from the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS)

Corporate Name: Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS)

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: September 2003

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) 512-2363

Material Type: Contractor Report

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 31 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Programs; Adult Learning; Adult Literacy; Community Colleges

CAAL commissioned this report by CASAS as part of the effort to build understanding and improve the role of community colleges in adult education and literacy. Data and analysis of several variables of community college service provision in five states -- California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, and Oregon -- are included. Recommendations for further research are listed throughout the report and in a summary at the end. [See also The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy website at to directly access this document and other reports/publications.]

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