adult education

CA EDGE Coalition and its sponsored bill, SB 554

California EDGE Coalition thanks the Irvine Foundation for sponsoring this informational video uplifting EDGE and our sponsored bill, SB 554, that was signed by Governor Newsom in 2019. SB 554 is an adult dual enrollment bill that allows adults earning their high school equivalencies to also earn college credit. View: The California EDGE Coalition and …

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California EDGE Coalition Releases Policy Brief on New Educational Approach to Serving Low-Skill Adult Learners

. A new policy brief released by the California EDGE Coalition examines the ways in which other states are now successfully employing competency-based approaches to teaching and learning which allow students to move flexibly – and often much more quickly – through an educational program that is designed to make sure they know and can do what is expected of graduates.

The Promise of Dual Enrollment

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Restoring and Restructuring Adult Education

WORKFORCE BRIEF AB 86 With the passage of AB 86, the Legislature and Governor took an important step toward restructuring California’s Adult Education program. DESCRIPTION Report Author: The California EDGE Coalition Date: August 2014 Website: Support the Promise of AB 86 through Collaboration, Innovation, and Funding. To learn more, download the full text of …

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Response to LAO Report on Adult Education

WORKFORCE BRIEF The Adult Education Mission Adult education has historically funded numbers of activities but two are most central to its mission: basic skills education (basic English, math, and English as a Second language training, including supporting individuals to acquire a high school diploma or GED) and short-term vocational education. As the LAO’s report suggests, …

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The mission of the Adult Education Program (AEP) is preparing adult learners for college, career, and civic responsibility by providing them the literacy, mathematics, and technical skills they need to succeed. This installment of the Workforce Brief Series titled “Adult Education” describes the challenges and opportunities presented to California’s Adult Education Program in regards to funding, administration, and consistent accountability metrics.