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Document Number: 4683

Building Bridges to College and Careers: Contextualized Basic Skills Programs at Community Colleges - This study documents five community colleges that have targeted hard-to-employ adults for training and employment assistance. These "vanguard" colleges are pioneering a new adult education model that links basic skills to immediate job opportunities in high-wage fields that need workers such as health care and information technology. (Christopher Mazzeo, Sara Y. Rab and Julian L. Alssid, Workforce Strategy Center, January 2003)...

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