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Network for Public Education Conference 2017

On October 15th and 16th, I attended the 4th Network for Public Education Conference, held this year in Oakland, CA, along with two Adult Learners, Critina Munoz-Ulrich and Denise Carrasco, an Adult School teachers, Kristen Pursley, and an Adult Education supporter (and retired community college instructor), George Pursley.  This was my third NPE Conference, having attended the first one in ...

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NBC Bay Area Report about Serra Adult School

From NBC Bay Area — about Serra Adult School – part of West Contra Costa Adult Education A Mandarin dual-immersion school coming to Richmond next year is roiling adult education teachers in the city, who fear the new campus will ultimately disrupt long-established programs that cater to many in the community’s low-income, immigrant population.  The highly-touted new Mandarin school, which will ...

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Thank You New York Adult Ed!!!

I want to send a big shout out to CUNY out in New York for all of their work on their  CUNY HSE Curriculum Framework!  My only real complaint is that they don’t have all of these same resources for Adult Basic Education.  I have been borrowing and stealing from this curriculum all semester and I plan to continue.  They ...

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Save Your Adult School: We Need to Serve 5 Million

Kristen Pursely, author of  the blog “Save Your Adult School,” shines a light on the current situation and brilliantly explains it all in the SYAS post below: We Need to Serve 5 Million Posted on May 22, 2016 by kpursley   California is home to 5.2 million adults who have less than a high school education, and community colleges and adult schools combined ...

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Hit Social Media with Hashtag #RestoreAdEd

Do you use social media? Hit it with the hashtag #RestoreAdEd to let legislative leaders know of the need to adequately fund Adult Education! You can directly post to the following facebook and twitter accounts: Governor Brown: @JerryBrownGov Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin De Le�n: @kdeleon Speaker Anthony Rendon: @Rendon63rd Assembly Budget Chair Phil Ting: @PhilTing Senate Budget Chair: @MarkLeno ...

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Press Enterprise Article: Bill Could Help Revive Inland Adult Schools

From the Press Enterprise: EDUCATION: Bill could help revive Inland adult schools State legislation would restore funding for programs decimated by budget cuts during the recession.    EDUCATION: Bill could help revive Inland adult schools Hit the link to read the article. Print Photo Share Pin It 1 of 5 More Galleries Guadalupe Marquez, 36, of San Bernardino works in ...

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Assembly Member Patty Lopez’ Office Call To Action

From the Office of Assembly Member Patty Lopez Hi Everyone, I would like to announce that we will begin to increase our pressure to the Governor and the State Legislature through the budget process as the legislature has until June 15 to pass a budget. Our Call to Action We are asking students, teachers, and community members to wear red ...

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From CCAE: Prepare for CCAE Leg Day – April 5, 2016

From CCAE – California Council for Adult Education – Advice for CCAE Leg Day 2016: As we’ve worked to reframe and restructure adult education over the last few years, we’ve consistently noted the importance that the new, revised structure and distribution of resources under what is now deemed the “Adult Education Block Grant” (AEBG) be simple, clear, efficient and protected. ...

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Rebirth of Oakland Adult School

Good news about Oakland Adult School!   After many difficult years, Oakland Adult School is finally growing again – and given the high need for Adult Ed in Oakland, that’s tremendously important.Compare the good news below to this August 2013 update about OAS.   What a big change, eh?  And brought about by whom?  Us!  Because we recognized our worth and stood up ...

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Press Release: Asm Lopez to Release Bill to Increased Funding for Adult Ed

A press release from the office of Assemblywoman Patty Lopez, 39th district: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Caroline Woon February 4, 2016 (818) 365-2464… Assemblywoman Patty L�pez to Introduce $250 Million Adult Education Bill SACRAMENTO, CA ? On Wednesday, February 10, Assemblywoman Patty L�pez (D-San Fernando) is scheduled to hold a press conference at the State Capitol announcing the unveiling of ...

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