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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

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 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 to purchase a bound form of this document.]

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