According to new AIR analysis of an international survey, a surprisingly large number of adults in the United States cannot apply reading or math skills to solve simple real life problems. In this blog post, Dan Sherman discusses the PIACC results he says educators, researchers, and policymakers need to explore to help improve adults' chances in a demanding job market.
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15 Dec 2014
For people with disabilities, does attaining educational success equal to that of their non-disabled peers ensure opportunities for financial independence and success? The current research does not describe the income difference between people with disabilities and their non-disabled counterparts in full-time employment by educational level, nor does it describe the subsequent economic impact on individuals, states, or the nation. This study addresses this gap in research.
2 May 2014
In this blog post, Mark Schneider uses data to show that despite the recent push for expanded opportunities for apprenticeships, we need to remember that not all apprenticeships lead to equal outcomes.
14 Jun 2014
Starting in January, the GED got a lot harder; while the overhaul makes sense, doing well now requires a new level of help that too few studying for it can get. In this blog post, Terry Salinger points to the need for adult charter schools and wraparound services to address the needs of adult learners.