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Author(s):Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Title:Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Organization:Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Short Description:This report is designed to provide a comprehensive look at adult learning in America at the national and state levels.
Annotation:While many colleges and universities have entered the market for adult students, and while some corporations have encouraged participation in education among their front-line employees as a strategic investment, both federal and state policy remain largely concerned with the traditional educational pipeline. This report is designed to provide a comprehensive look at adult learning in America at the national and state levels.
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Associated Keywords:
Adult Students
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
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