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Author(s):Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Title:State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Organization:Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Short Description:This policy guide has been prepared as a companion guide to help policymakers navigate and better understand how to use the findings of the report 'Adult Learning in Focus: National and State-by-State Data'.
Annotation:This policy guide has been prepared as a companion guide to help policymakers navigate and better understand how to use the findings of the report 'Adult Learning in Focus: National and State-by-State Data'. The policy guide points to some of the implications of data contained in the report for determining adult learning priorities in a state, and specific actions that can be taken to improve a state’s performance in adult learning.
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Adult Students
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
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A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
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Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education.
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Funding Gaps 2006
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Returning to our roots: Student access
Guide to colleges for mothers
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achivement
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
The context of "choice" in college pathways
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
A new way on school integration
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Credit card ownership and behavior among traditional-age undergraduates, 2003-04
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Trends in college pricing 2006
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
National College Access Program Directory
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II