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The role of community colleges in state adult education systems, a national analysis

Series or Serial: CAAL Community College Series

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: April 2004

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: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 36 p.

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

This report (Working Paper #3) examines the structure of adult education in the United States with special attention to the role of community colleges. Information on adult education and literacy has been collected from nationwide interviews with state directors of adult education, and the National Reporting System (NRS). Conclusions and recommendations are included. [See also The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy website at to directly access this document and other reports/publications.]

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