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Author(s):Mazzeo, C., Rab, S. Y., and Alssid, J. L
Title:Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Organization:Workforce Strategy Center
Short Description:This study documents five community colleges that have targeted hard-to-employ adults for training and employment assistance.
Annotation:This study documents five community colleges that have targeted hard-to-employ adults for training and employment assistance. These "vanguard" colleges are pioneering a new adult education model that links basic skills to immediate job opportunities in high-wage fields that need workers such as health care and information technology.
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Associated Keywords:
Career Development
Career Pathways
Community Colleges
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Student Success
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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