ERIC Number: ED507706
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
Reference Count: 0
No More Kid Stuff, Lumina Foundation Focus[TM]. Fall 2009
Headden, Susan M.
Lumina Foundation for Education
The term "college kid" seems all but meaningless these days, given the rising numbers of adults on campus. The current economic downturn is funneling hundreds of thousands of over-25 Americans into postsecondary education--and that trend is sure to intensify as the global, knowledge-based economy demands workers with ever-higher levels of education and training. In this issue, readers will see the faces of today's adult-learning trend--real people confronting real-life problems as they work to carve out better lives for themselves and their families. This issue of "Focus," shines a spotlight on these students, and on the dedicated educators who work every day to help them reach their goals.
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Adult Learning, Access to Education, Federal Programs, Career Change, Adult Students, Nontraditional Students, Prior Learning, Experience, Community Colleges, Lifelong Learning
Lumina Foundation for Education. P.O. Box 1806, Indianapolis, IN 46206-1806. Tel: 800-834-5756; Fax: 317-951-5063; Web site: http://www.luminafoundation.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Lumina Foundation for Education