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Workplace education: twenty state perspectives

Publisher: National Commission on Adult Literacy (NCAL)

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: Sept 4, 2007

Distributor: National Commission on Adult Literacy (NCAL) / 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: 212-512-2362

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 22 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Students; Adult Literacy; Educational Policy; Education Work Relationship; Workplace Literacy

Abstract:
Developed for the August 20, 2007 meeting of the National Commission on Adult Literacy, this policy brief examines current workplace education programs in 20 states, including California, describing program funding; "connections, partnerships, and/or strategic plans implemented by workplace education programs; how states measure outcomes or determine success;...[and] challenges or barriers faced by the states", among other issues. The author's perspective on policy options is also provided. Note: this information "should not...be taken to reflect conclusions of the National Commission", but is "presented as a public service". [See also The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy website at www.caalusa.org to purchase a bound form of this document.]

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