New Funding Model for Adult Ed?

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), in their report Redesigning California’s Adult Education Funding Model (2022), outlines the drawbacks of the current model and makes recommendations for moving forward (see chart below). This report is a must read for anyone working in adult schools. It will be interesting to see how these recommendations impact future […]

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Show Us the Jobs!

California Competes, in their article, Barriers & Opportunities for Building Higher Education-Employer Partnerships (2022), found that educational leaders, policymakers and employers are increasingly recognizing the need to improve higher education-workforce alignment. After examining the results of interviews they conducted with stakeholders representing the higher education-workforce continuum, they determined that: The challenges to meaningful engagement include […]

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Show Us the Students!

California Competes, in their study Get Ready, found that 19 percent of California adults (5.1 million) over 25 years old intend to enroll in higher education over the next several years. Their research gives readers a sense the demographics of these students and where they intend to enroll. Some notable data from the study includes: […]

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