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Expanding horizons: pacesetters in adult education for work

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: June 26, 2009

Distributor: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy

Source Address: 1221 Avenue of the Americas - 46th Floor

Source City/State/Zip: New York NY 10020

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: iii + 27 p.

Subjects: Transitional Programs; Workplace Literacy; Vocational Education; Postsecondary Education

Abstract:
This report is an outcome of a [job and college] Readiness Roundtable sponsored by the Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL) and the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE). The report presents a synthesis of the current state of exemplary 'work readiness' services and programs, and highlights how these programs are essentially and critically different from other types of more traditional adult education.

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