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Increasing student achievement for basic skills students

Publisher: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Published At: Olympia, WA

Date Published: January 2008

Distributor: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Source City/State/Zip: Olympia WA

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 18 p.

Subjects: Education Work Relationship; English (Second Language); Adult Basic Education; Community Colleges; Transitional Programs; Demonstration Programs

Abstract:
This report describes basic skills adult students enrolled in the program I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training) that simultaneously teaches basic skills and college-level professional-technical training. It follows their success in transitioning to college-level classes and the momentum they gain towards college success from this participation.

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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.