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Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2016
The National Reporting System (NRS) is the accountability system for the federally funded, State-administered adult education program. It addresses the accountability requirements of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, Title II of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA-P.L.105-220). This document presents (1) the NRS measures that allow…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Accountability, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Pimentel, Susan – Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2013
For over a decade, standards-based education has been an integral part of the Office of Vocational and Adult Education's (OVAE) program of national leadership activities to improve the quality of adult education and literacy programs nationwide. The standards-based education movement in adult education has resulted in communicating clearer…
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Professional Development
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2013
The Adult Education--Basic Grants to States program authorized under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of 1998 (AEFLA), enacted as Title II of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) (P.L. 105-220), is the major source of federal support for adult basic education and literacy education programs. When AEFLA was authorized in 1998,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Family Literacy, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2012
In his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama laid out a blueprint for an economy that is built to last. The President's plan affirms that the strength of the American economy is inextricably linked to the strength of America's education system. Particularly in times of economic challenge, American employers need a workforce that is…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Educational Change
Tolbert, Michelle – Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2012
This "Adult College Completion Tool Kit" is designed to connect state administrators and local practitioners to the strategies, resources, and technical assistance tools resulting from the Department's work. States can use this information to identify and implement state adult education leadership priorities, supported by federal "Adult Education…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adult Education, Educational Strategies, Postsecondary Education
Fowler, Donna; Tolbert, Michelle – Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2012
This Guide is designed for people who are incarcerated and for those on community supervision (probation and parole). It will help you get started--or continue--on the path to further education and training. Earning a high school credential, getting a certificate or license in a career technical field, or earning an associate or bachelor's degree…
Descriptors: Credentials, Dropouts, Student Financial Aid, Federal Programs
Alamprese, Judith A.; Limardo, Chrys – Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The "Policy to Performance Toolkit" is designed to provide state adult education staff and key stakeholders with guidance and tools to use in developing, implementing, and monitoring state policies and their associated practices that support an effective state adult basic education (ABE) to postsecondary education and training transition…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Transitional Programs, Postsecondary Education, State Policy
Alamprese, Judith A. – Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education's Policy to Performance project was funded in 2009 to build the capacity of state adult basic education (ABE) staff to develop and implement policies and practices that would support an ABE transition system. Policy to Performance states were selected though a competitive process. State adult education directors…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Federal Programs, Educational Policy, Transitional Programs
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2011
Although it is known that many persons under community supervision need and eventually want correctional education programs, little is known about the providers and characteristics of these educational programs. This report provides an overview of initiatives at the national and state levels supporting new approaches to community supervision and…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Teaching Methods, National Organizations, Supervision
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2010
Some segments of the United States population, such as adults with low literacy skills and disadvantaged youths, face barriers in making the transition into and through postsecondary education, including community college and career training, and these barriers can keep them locked in low-wage jobs. Can transition assistance help them enter and…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Literature Reviews, Literacy
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2009
A 50-state analysis of postsecondary correctional education policy conducted by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) in 2005 found that 68 percent of all postsecondary correctional education is provided by community colleges. The IHEP findings were the basis for this review of partnerships between community colleges and prisons. This…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Partnerships in Education
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2008
The "Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998" (commonly referred to as "Perkins," "Perkins III," or "the Act" and referred to hereafter as Perkins III) requires, in Sec. 113(c)(3)(C), that the secretary provide the appropriate committees of Congress copies of annual reports received by…
Descriptors: Credentials, Student Participation, Program Effectiveness, School Holding Power
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2007
The state-administered grant program authorized under the "Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA)", enacted as Title II of the "Workforce Investment Act (WIA)" of 1998, is the major source of federal support for adult basic education and literacy education programs. When "AEFLA" was authorized in 1998,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Federal Government, Annual Reports
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2006
The state-administered grant program authorized under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), enacted as Title II of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, is the major source of federal support for adult basic and literacy education programs. The purpose of the program is to provide educational opportunities to adults sixteen…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Program Effectiveness, Family Literacy
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2004
The state-administered grant program authorized under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), enacted as Title II of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, is the major source of federal support for adult basic and literacy education programs. The purpose of the grant is to provide educational opportunities to adults sixteen and…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Program Effectiveness