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NSC Releases Report: Upskilling the New American Workforce

This new report from the National Skills Coalition showcases seven program models from around the United States that serve immigrant workers. The programs help immigrants acquire the foundational and technical skills needed for middle-skill employment. Go to:
http://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/news/blog/nscs-new-report-showcases-model-immigrant-skill-building-programs

Look Here for Student Statistics for Programs

Both Finger Lakes and State Statistics for AEPP-funded programs can be found here for 2014 - 2015: Finger Lakes Region Adult Education Student Statistics and  2015Data Tour of NY For 2014-2015

CAL Will Roll Out BEST Plus 2.0

The Center for Applied Linguistics will launch BEST Plus 2.0 on July 1, 2016 to coincide with the new program year.
Programs should continue to use the current BEST Plus for pre- and post-testing until June 30, 2016. On July 1, 2016, All NYSED adult education funded agencies that report data through the National Reporting System (NRS) must begin using the new BEST Plus 2.0. While individuals may receive communication on BEST 2.0 directly from CAL, only NYSED will provide agencies with the required assessment procedures and policies. For more information go to Best Plus 2 Dec memo final

TASC Brochure Available

 The New York State Education Department has developed a brochure that provides essential information about the Test Assessing Secondary Completion. This exam is one way adult and out of school youth who did not complete high school can obtain a high school equivalency diploma. Go to Tasc Brochure Final Version

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