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Author(s):Liebowitz, M., and Taylor, J
Title:Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Organization:Jobs for the Future
Short Description:Examines whether and how community colleges can significantly improve the odds that low-income, low-skilled adults earn college-level occupational and technical credentials.
Annotation:This report looks at whether and how community colleges can significantly improve the odds that low-income, low-skilled adults earn college-level occupational and technical credentials. The report is based on a literature review, site visits to innovative colleges and programs, interviews with practitioners and researchers, special sessions at national conferences, and a convening of practitioners who discussed their programs and reviewed preliminary research findings.
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Associated Keywords:
Adult Students
Career Development
Career Pathways
Community Colleges
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students

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