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To ensure America's future: building a national opportunity system for adults

Alternate Document Title: Strengthening links between adult education and community colleges

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: February 9, 2005

Distributor: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy

Source Address: 1221 Avenue of the Americas - 44th Floor

Source City/State/Zip: New York NY 10020

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 102 p.

Subjects: Adult Basic Education; Community Colleges

Abstract:
This paper summarizes research on the connections between adult education and community colleges and proposed a National Opportunity System that develops educational opportunities for adults through basic skills upgrading and English language programs that support the successful transition from the adult education and literacy system to postsecondary education, career opportunities, and fulfilling lives as family and community members.

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