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This 2016 report, published by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, describes how the recovery from the Great Recession of 2007–2009 has primarily benefited workers with at least some postsecondary education. However, the majority of jobs that were lost in this recession...
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This report addresses the question, How do immigrants contribute to the workforce of the employers in the region? The findings are based on an analysis of large-scale surveys conducted in 2014 and 2015; they were also informed by interviews with employers conducted during the winter of 2017.
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This site houses a collection of technology apps, websites, and other tools used by instructors and student success coaches working in Mobility and Opportunity for Valuable Employment by Upskilling Parents (MOVE UP) programs. The goal of MOVE UP is to help low-income parents gain skills and...
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The National Career Clusters® Framework provides a structure for teaching and learning about careers and career pathways, organized around 16 Career Clusters or groupings of similar occupations. Developed by the Career and Technical Education (CTE) system, the framework can be useful to adult...
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This NCSALL Review of Adult Learning and Literacy chapter provides a comprehensive view of the state of numeracy instruction in the United States and other English-speaking countries. This review examines the field of adult numeracy education through three lens: research, practice, and policy. They...
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This document describes key stages in the development of the Numeracy assessment scale for the ALL survey that took place between 1998 and 2003. The authors present a conceptual discussion of the numeracy construct and its facets, examines approaches to assessment of mathematical skills, and...
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The aim of this document was to review what is known about adult numeracy (in many countries, not just the USA), to identify gaps in our knowledge and understanding about adult numeracy, draw out the implications for practice and make recommendations for further research. This report includes a...
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This book is from the National Research Council and covers most of the math topics that apply to adults as well as children. The Standards for Mathematical Practice were adapted from the integrated strands of proficiency: conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, strategic competence, adaptive...
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This issue of the COABE journal is focused on numeracy. Articles include a focus on research, practitioner perspective, and forum.
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This document explores the nature of numeracy. After a thorough review of various math and numeracy curricular and assessment frameworks and standards documents from adult education, K-12, and community college, the authors discuss the definitions of numeracy. Their analysis identified three major...

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