What Do we Mean By Adult Education?
Adult education is the collection of educational services available to adults 16 years and older who are not enrolled in high school and either have no high school diploma or whose core academic/English language skills are below a 12th grade level. These services include Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) / English as a Second Language (ESL).
What Do We Know About Adult Education in Rhode island?
Click here to explore the data story developed by the Providence Plan in 2014. The story uses data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Rhode Island Department of Education, and other sources to answer the question, "What is Adult Education's role in helping Rhode Island's workforce compete more effectively?"
What Was "Building the Critical Links"?
Click here to read "Building the Critical Links: Recommendations of the Rhode Island Governor’s Adult Literacy Taskforce," the report produced in 2004 that shaped Rhode Island's adult education field to be what it is today.
Adult Education in Rhode Island, 2004 - 2015
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Working Draft: A Retrospective Summary of Adult Education in Rhode Island
Working Group Meeting Notes
May 12 Convening Notes
The following are summaries of the notes taken at the May 12, 2014 Adult Education Convening held at New England Institute of Technology.
The following are summaries of the survey results categorized by the themes that each working group will address in June 2015.
Collated survey data
input from lesson plans and meetings