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By 2024, 48 percent of job openings will be middle-skill and 32 percent will be high-skill. This means that, five years from now, nearly 80 percent of all job openings will require more than a high school degree. Read More
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The Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE), considered the leader in the field of adult basic education, earned Guidestar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency on November 1, 2019. Read More
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The United States could be losing up to $1.4 trillion in gross domestic product — or 6.7 percent potential growth in GDP — due to low rates of adult literacy, according to a new analysis provided to POLITICO. About half of the United States is below level three, which means an individual is able to...
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Of the 2 million immigrants that enter the U.S. every year, about half have limited access to jobs, job training and other post-secondary education because of their low English literacy skills. Learn More
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With the implementation of WIOA in adult education, programs are asking themselves, “How can I teach academic and soft skills in my classroom in a way that will most benefit my students?”  Read More
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COABE November 2019 VIP Vendor: Life Skills Education
For over 35 years we’ve published booklets and workbooks that help readers overcome challenges and succeed. Our 16-page booklets have earned a reputation for powerful writing on a wide range of compelling topics, and are a versatile convenient resource that help you deliver solutions. Our materials are used by workforce development agencies, family service centers...
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Registration to attend Talent Forward 2019 is sold out, but you don’t have to miss a minute of your favorite speaker’s session. Follow along as we stream the event live on our website and on social media.  Learn More
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Join the Department of Education and partners on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern for a webinar on the Ability to Benefit (ATB) provisions of the Higher Education Act (34 CFR §668.141-668.156). This topic will be of interest to adult education, career and technical education, workforce development, and post-secondary practitioners and advocates, including...
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The deadline to apply is November 15, 2019. The mini grant will partially defray conference registration costs by $350 to attend the COABE 2020 National Conference. All mini grant winners must complete a conference evaluation and provide a testimonial after attending the conference. Learn More
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This Month’s Topic: Integrated Education and Training Our October webinar presentations focus on Integrated Education and Training. Register today for the October 21 webinar and watch a replay of the October 4 webinar. Read More
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