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ERIC Number: ED460731
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
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California Update: Student Progress in State and Federally Funded Adult Education Programs during the 1997-98 Instructional Year.
Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System, San Diego, CA.
This document outlines student progress within each of California's Adult Education programs for the 1997-1998 academic year. During this time period, California's Adult Education programs served 1,435,341 learners. Among those enrolled, 161,364 students were served by Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs, and an additional 1,220,594 students were served by English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. The remaining 53,383 learners were served by state-funded Adult High School programs. Learners enrolled in California's Adult Education programs received an average of 81.4 hours of instruction over the academic year. In ABE programs, 20.9% of learners who entered the literacy program at the beginning level scored at the next highest level in the post-test. In other skill areas of ABE programs, 35.2% of learners who entered at the beginning level scored at the next highest level in the post-test. For those who entered at the intermediate level, 39.2% of learners scored at the next highest level in the post-test. Of the individuals enrolled in ESL programs, 38.6% of those entering at the beginning level, and 39.5% entering at the intermediate level, scored at the next level on the post-test. All the learners enrolled in Adult High School Programs entered at the advanced level, and 31.8% scored at the next highest level on the post-test. (TGO)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System, San Diego, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California