WASHINGTON, May 16, 2023 (Newswire.com)
Today, the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE), the leading association representing 79,000+ educators working with millions of adult learners nationwide, held a briefing on adult basic education. Legislators and their staff were invited to the Senate Russell building to hear from learners whose lives have been transformed through literacy as well as business leaders, a community college vice president, and partners.
The legislative briefing, sponsored by Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Todd Young (R-IN) and hosted by COABE, entitled “Adult Education: The Hidden Talent Pipeline,” highlighted the interconnected role of adult education in our workforce development and higher education systems. “The latest National Reporting data clearly shows that over 1,000,000 employment connections have been made over the last four years from adult…