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27
Feb

We must direct more attention and resources to adult education so workers are trained, and jobs are filled

Given the rapidly changing economy, we must direct more attention and resources to adult education so workers are trained, and jobs are filled. Read More
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18
Feb

COABE Legislative Update and Action Alert

On Monday, February 10 the President released his budget proposal for fiscal year (FY) 2021, signaling the Administration’s funding priorities and kicking off the FY21 appropriations process. Learn More
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13
Feb

Adult education focuses on a population that is extremely challenging to reach

Adult education focuses on a population that is extremely challenging to reach. More than 2,000 federally funded adult education programs provide services to 1.5 million learners nationwide and experience a 72% success rate with this population. Read More
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07
Feb

Federally funded adult education programs operating across the US are achieving a 72% success rate

More than 2,000 federally funded adult education programs operating across the US are achieving a 72% success rate, marking significant outcomes even though their teachers are paid 20 percent less than elementary and secondary educators and their programs are allocated only $200-$800 in spending per student annually, compared to $10,000 for elementary and secondary education....
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04
Feb

COABE 2020 National Award Winners Announced

Drum roll please...and the COABE 2020 National Award winners are:
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28
Jan

No Excuses March for Education

Michelle Bonora, Principal of the New Haven Adult Education Center, has organized and orchestrated two “No Excuses” events over the past two Septembers in New Haven, CT. The September, 2019 event included over 1,000 adult learners and educators participating in a two-mile march. The event received state television and press coverage and was a great...
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23
Jan

Ambassador Training at COABE 2020

“I’m a huge supporter of the Ambassador Training Program and believe it empowers students to find their voice and tell their story. While this is very powerful for advocacy efforts, even more important for the individual students, it helps them build important life and employability skills such as confidence, leadership, communication and self-efficacy.” Sheryl Hart,...
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22
Jan

Leadership Edition of the COABE Journal featuring Ruzanna Hernandez, Ed.D., Jeri Levesque, Ed.D., and Lynn McGregor

COABE has published a Journal for more than 40 years. As a member of COABE, we invite you to access our special Leadership edition which features articles by the very best researchers, practitioners, and leaders in the field of adult education.
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15
Jan
13
Jan

COABE Workforce Development Journal: Call for Articles Deadline extended to February 15, 2020

The next edition of the COABE Journal will focus on Workforce Development and Workforce Literacy. We will be accepting manuscripts of original papers on issues related to Workforce Development and Workforce Literacy. Researchers, advocates, administrators, teachers, and other practitioners are invited to submit manuscripts to the journal. Learn More
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