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Anthony, Wes; Brown, Patti Levine; Fynn, Nicole; Gadzekpo, Phil – Practitioner to Practitioner, 2020
Though there is a plethora of articles written over the past years on the ordeal adjunct professors go through while teaching in universities and community colleges, very little has been done to salvage the situation. The work adjunct professors do has been oversimplified while institutions that utilize their services save a lot. This article will…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Higher Education, Teacher Education, Part Time Faculty
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Mancebo, Deise; Santorum, Katia Maria Teixeira; Ribeiro, Carla Vaz dos Santos; Léda, Denise Bessa – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2020
This article presents the dossier, "Work in higher education", composed of 10 articles and discusses the changes that have taken place in the Brazilian labor world since the parliamentary, media and judicial coup that took place in 2016. It considers the hypothesis that one of the central goals of the coup was precisely the attack on…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Legislation, Colleges, Foreign Countries
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Mortrude, Judy – Adult Literacy Education, 2020
Adult basic education's role, from the beginning, has been about serving people with foundational skill needs. The author, Judy Mortrude, agrees with the argument that adult literacy education needs to be repositioned within a new framework of lifelong and life-wide learning, a framework in which new policies are formulated, programs are designed…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Adult Education, Adult Literacy
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Yankwitt, Ira – Adult Literacy Education, 2020
In the 20 years since the implementation of the Work Investment Act (WIA), federal funding for adult literacy education has remained largely stagnant, and actually decreased in inflation-adjusted dollars from FY2001-FY2019, despite the fact that the field serves fewer than 5% of those in need. Yet over these two decades, the field has moved away…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Literacy Education, Neoliberalism, Program Effectiveness
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Fregin, Marie-Christine; Levels, Mark; van der Velden, Rolf – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article provides empirical evidence on the relation between institutional characteristics of labour markets that frame allocation processes, and optimal skill matching at the individual level. We investigate the extent to which skill-based job-worker matches are associated with employment protection legislation (EPL), unemployment benefits,…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Resource Allocation, Job Skills, Labor Legislation
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Hughes, Bob; Knighton, Christine – Adult Literacy Education, 2020
As the largest funder of adult basic education (ABE) in the nation, providing over $600 million through its Basic Grants to States (U.S. Department of Education, 2019), the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) drives ABE policies and practices. In a review of the announcement on Title II, the phrase "transition to" is repeated…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Adult Literacy
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Black, Cheryl L.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2020
Because many students may be unaware of the role played by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) in adjudicating cases involving employee use of social media and employer technology-related workplace rules, this article introduces a pedagogical perspective and approach that should help to engage today's digital native business…
Descriptors: Personnel Policy, Social Media, Class Activities, Policy Analysis
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Green, Anson M. – COABE Journal: The Resource for Adult Education, 2020
In 2014, the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) thrust adult educators into a dramatically new landscape of service expectations and partnership requirements to increase the ability of providers to meet the employment needs of students and employers. The coronavirus pandemic created an accelerating demand for adult education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Employers, Labor Force Development, School Business Relationship
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Goodman, Diana; Caldwell, Angela; Bodnar, Dianne; Stover, Alyson – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2020
Despite legal mandates and evidence of predictors of success in transition, there continue to be poor outcomes for students with disabilities as compared to students without disabilities. This article describes the first steps of a quality improvement project, including a needs assessment and description of the current constraints of transition…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Students with Disabilities, Comparative Analysis, Needs Assessment
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Roumell, Elizabeth Anne; Salajan, Florin D.; Todoran, Corina – Educational Policy, 2020
In the United States, adult and workforce education (AE) seems to be located, simultaneously, both everywhere and nowhere in particular. Ongoing shifts in national economic demands and changes in requirements for training and education have brought learning in the adult years into the federal public policy arena. Sometimes referred to as lifelong…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Adult Education, Educational History, Policy Formation
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Shin, Jaran; Ging, Liz – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2019
Historical and legislative evolutions of education policy have repurposed federally funded adult education programs in the United States. The 2014 passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) has considerable repercussions for everyone involved in the field because it controls the funding, assessment, and structure of these…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Labor Force Development, Labor Legislation, Adult Education
Yang, Edith; Aceves, Aurelia De La Rosa; Tomlinson, Gloria – MDRC, 2019
Workforce development organizations often find it challenging to assess how former program participants are faring in the labor market, since they need to rely on participants' willingness to report and verify their job placements after they either leave or complete their programs. The 2013 Unemployment Insurance Data Sharing Bill (S5773A) amended…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Labor Force Development, Data Use, Unemployment
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Riesen, Tim; Thomas, Faith; Kipping, Kayla Currier – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2019
Background: Work-based learning strategies are often used in secondary transition settings to identify a student's strengths and interest related to competitive integrated employment. Transition professionals must not only understand evidence-based practices for creating and supporting work-based learning, they must also understand specific…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Students with Disabilities, Job Skills, Secondary School Students
García, Rosa M. – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2019
In today's globally competitive economy, low-income students, students of color, opportunity youth, and adult learners need a postsecondary education and work-based learning opportunities to secure family-sustaining jobs and careers. Since the Great Recession, the economy has added 11.6 million jobs. Ninety-nine percent of them have gone to…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Nadel, Sarah A.; Pritchard, Adam; Schmidt, Anthony – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) enforces the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which is the law that sets federal minimum wage and overtime pay requirements. The FLSA specifies that for an employee to be considered exempt from overtime pay requirements as a "white-collar" worker, the employee must: (1) be paid on a salary basis; (2) be…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Labor Legislation, Higher Education, Working Hours
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