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Literacy Means Business was the title of a public dialogue hosted by the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia that focused on the role of the business community in career pathways and adult education and training. Johan Uvin, OVAE Deputy Assistant … Continue reading
Education can play a critical role in individuals’ lives to set them on a track toward economic stability. This theme was discussed in multiple panel and symposium sessions at the American Educational Research Association this past week in San Francisco. … Continue reading
Update: Registration is now open for the webinar. Click here to register. The third event in OVAE’s 2013 community college webinar series will be held on Tuesday, May 14 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT. Building on the National Dialogue … Continue reading
The President’s 2014 Budget Proposal includes several Pay for Success pilots. The Office of Management and Budget at the White House says the following about this new way of financing: “Pay for Success is an innovative way of partnering with … Continue reading
On April 19th, the U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, announced the availability of $474.5 million to create and expand innovative partnerships between community colleges and businesses to educate and train workers with the … Continue reading
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a new grant opportunity for up to $250,000 over a two year performance period. Eligible organizations include non-profit or public organizations that have experience providing ESL and citizenship instruction to adults. More information about … Continue reading
Last week OVAE released the highly-anticipated report, College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards for Adult Education. The work is the result of a nine-month process that examined the Common Core State Standards from the perspective of adult education. It was funded … Continue reading
In case you missed it, the President’s FY14 Budget was released last week. This past Tuesday, a special edition of OVAE Connection analyzed OVAE programs in the budget. Check out the detailed analysis here.
Tune in to Washington, DC’s public radio station, WAMU (88.5 FM; HD 88.5-1), to hear a week-long series, called Yesterday’s Dropouts, which explores the struggles adults face when they leave school without a diploma and the challenges they overcome. Several DC-area … Continue reading
LINCS is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT featuring the publication: Making Sense of Decoding and Spelling: An Adult Reading Course of Study. This research-based literacy intervention is geared toward adult educators who teach reading … Continue reading