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NYSED/ACCES Revises Assessment Policy

NYSED/ACCES has addressed various aspects of its assessment policy in order to provide guidance to local programs while adhering to Federal assessment requirements. Revisions to its policy will go into effect on July 1, 2015. Go to NYS Assessment Policy Revised Apr 2015 changes highlighted and NYS Assessment Policy Revised April 2015

OCTAE Releases Report to Transform Adult Learning

The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) released a report, Making Skills Everyone's Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States.

The report represents OCTAE’s vision for transforming adult learning in the United States. It outlines key strategies that can be adopted by communities, public and private entities, and government agencies as they develop a collective approach to improve the skills deficit. 

The release of OCTAE’s report is the first step in an overall action plan, which will include regional events.

Go to http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/making-skills.pdf

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

Join the Finger Lakes RAEN Community!

In order to join our redesigned member groups, you will need to click on Become a RAEN Member under Get Involved on the right side of the home page. Once you have followed the directions and have been approved, you will become a Community member. Even if you have been a registered member in the past, you will need to register again to become a member of the FL RAEN Community.

Then, you will be able to just click Community on the menu bar and log in when you access our web site as a Community member.