Tag Archives: Action Step

Call from Educate and Elevate Campaign for Adult Ed Success Stories (Deadline May 30)

  Adult Education National Campaign Tell Your Story – Get Your Organization Recognized   Our Collective Campaign   Our 55,000+ adult education leaders stand united in a national campaign called Educate & Elevate to inform policy makers and our community about how we move learning opportunities forward for all Americans to achieve economic mobility. If we educate, then we elevate— ...

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COABE Legislative Update – the Federal Perspective

COABE is the Coalition on Adult Basic Education.  Their April Legislative Update provides a good overview of the situation from the federal perspective.  Reminder:  California Adult Ed is mostly – but not entirely – funded through the state.  Federal funding matters, too, and we should keep a close eye on what is happening on the federal level where Public Education ...

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CCAE Educate and Elevate Campaign

To: All CCAE Members    Re: COABE and State Directors National Campaign to Save Adult Education     The website (HERE) has been established by COABE as a joint effort between the State Directors of Adult Education and COABE to prevent any cut to adult education funding at the federal level. As you know the first Trump budget proposal for ...

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California SB68: Helping Adult School Students Go to College

SB68 extends and clarifies language in AB540 allowing undocumented students to attend community colleges without paying non-resident fees.  Supporting SB68 as amended can help students in adult schools who are planning on transitioning to colleges. Support this bill by contacting your state senator. (a) A student, other than a nonimmigrant alien within the meaning of paragraph (15) of subsection (a) of ...

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VALUE USA – The “Voice of Adult Learners” – Seeking Sponsors for Adult Learner Attendance at National Leadership Institute

_________________________________________ Dear Friends and Supporters: Our organization will be hosting its major event April 3-5, 2017 in Washington D.C. where adult learners will get to learn, build relationships and continue to become leaders in the adult literacy field. As a non-profit organization built by adult learners, we hold our Leadership Institute in Capitol Hill every four years to give adult ...

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Letter Campaign for Adequate Funding for Adult Education #RestoreAdEd

The deadline for an approved budget for California is June 30.  Now is a key time to express to legislative leaders what our needs are in Adult Schools and Adult Education.   Below is information to help you with letter writing campaigns for adequate funding for Adult Education and in support Assembly Patty Lopez bill AB1846 which would increase funding for Adult Education ...

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AB1846 to Assembly Education Committee Wed, April 20, 2016

AB1846, the bill that would increase funding for Adult Education by 250 million, will go to the Assembly Education Committee this Wednesday, April 20 at 1:30 in room 5160.   If the bill becomes law, funding for Adult Education would increase to 750 million, which is more or less what it was prior to all the cuts. Attending the meeting and ...

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Change Agent Call for Writing about Race by Adult Learners

The Change Agent is a magazine for Adult Learners and Adult Educators.  It addresses issues that are important to Adult Learners.  Many of the articles are written by Adult Learners.Here is information about their latest call for writing: Write for Us! The Change Agent features writing by adult learners. All submissions must be received by the deadline to be considered for publication. ...

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Save Your Adult School Blogpost: Call Your Legislators Now!

From Kristen Pursley’s Save Your Adult School Blog:   Call Your Legislators Now!   by kpursley Please call or email your state legislators today to request that they support stable, dedicated funding for adult schools with a strong Maintenance of Effort requirement to protect current adult school capacity. Governor Brown�s May Revise of the budget includes stable funding for adult schools.  However, ...

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