Tag Archives: Save Your Adult School

Kristen Pursley: Write Gov Brown to Request Funds for Adult Schools

Shared with permission rom Kristen Pursley’s Save Your Adult School blog: Write Governor Brown Now to Request More Funding for Adult Schools Posted on February 5, 2017 by kpursley In January, Governor Brown released a proposed 2017-2018 budget that, once again, fails to provide any additional money for California�s adult schools.  The  amount of the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG), which ...

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Kristen Pursley: “Adult Schools Could Still Wither Away”

From Kristen Pursley’s blog, “Save Your Adult School” Posted on November 26, 2016 by kpursley   Since last year, adult schools  finally have their own dedicated funding through the consortia. Adult schools have stable funding at last, and should be able to get on with the job of providing education for California�s adults. Unfortunately, adult schools are still in jeopardy ...

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Perspective: “Anyone Can Teach Adult School? The Fate of Credential Requirements for Adult School Teachers” by Kristen Pursley

Kristen Pursely raises important and urgent questions about the future of credentialing for Adult Education in the following blog post, shared with permission below. Anyone Can Teach Adult School? The Fate of Credential Requirements for Adult School Teachers Posted on April 11, 2016 by kpursley In 2012, in a report entitled �Restructuring California�s Adult Education System�, the California Legislative Analyst�s Office ...

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Letter Campaign to Governor Brown for Adequate Funding of Adult Education

Borrowed from Kristen Pursley’s blog Save Your Adult School: Urgent:  Write Governor Brown Today to Request Restoration of Adult Education Funding to $750 Million Posted on February 28, 2016    Between 2008 and 2012, funding for California�s adult schools was slashed by half and never restored.  Adult schools have a new mandate to partner more closely with community colleges and ...

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From Save Your Adult School: A Look at AB 104: The Adult Education Blok Grant Program

December 21, 2015 From Kristen Pursley’s “Save Your Adult School” Blog: A Look at AB 104: The Adult Education Block Grant Program by kpursley As  2015 comes to a close, adult schools have just completed their first fall term under the new Adult Education Block Grant.  The Regional Consortia turned in their first three-year plan at the end of October.  2015-2016 ...

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SYAS Proposal Parsing Post

Save Your Adult School is an amazing blog written by Kristen Pursley, one of the founding members of COSAS, Communities Organized to Support Adult Schools.  The blog is always chock full of facts, insight, and analysis. The most recent post is a phenomenal parsing of Governor Brown’s new Budget Proposal for 2015-16.  Because I think the post is so valuable ...

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