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Author(s):Breaking Through
Title:Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Source:http://www.breakingthroughcc.org/index.php
Date:2008
Organization:Breaking Through
Short Description:The goal of Breaking Through is to strengthen postsecondary outcomes for low-income adults by focusing on strategies that create more effective pathways into and through pre-college and degree-level programs. Breaking Through has four main components and four high leverage strategies to increase access to and success in college for low-literacy adults.
Annotation:How can low-skilled adult learners seeking family-supporting careers navigate more efficiently and more quickly through ABE/ESOL, developmental, and degree programs to attain a degree? Answers to this and other questions are the work of Breaking Through: Helping Low-Skilled Adults Enter and Succeed in College and Careers. The goal of Breaking Through is to strengthen post-secondary outcomes for low-income adults by focusing on strategies that create more effective pathways into and through pre-college and degree-level programs.
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Associated Keywords:
Adult Students
Career Development
College Access
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Literacy
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Remediation/Developmental Education
Student Success

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