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Competency Based Education
2017 | Education Commission of the States

https://www.ecs.org/ec-content/uploads/PS-Competency-Based-Education.pdf


Seeking Support: State financial aid programs and adult students
2017 | Education Commission of the States

https://www.ecs.org/ec-content/uploads/Seeking_Support_-_State_financial_aid_programs_and_adult_students-1.pdf


Exploring, Engaging, and Expanding with the Adult College Completion Network
2016 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

http://adultcollegecompletion.org/sites/files/documents/Exploring%2C%20Engaging%2C%20and%20Expanding%20with%20the%20Adult%20College%20Completion%20Network_FINAL-web.pdf


Child Care for Parents in College: A State-by-State Assessment
2016 | Institute for Women's Policy Research

https://www.luminafoundation.org/files/resources/child-care-for-parents-in-college.pdf?utm_source=AdaptiveMailer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Policy%20Alert%20September%207&org=1081&lvl=100&ite=312&lea=28150&ctr=0&par=1&trk=


Redesigning State Financial Aid to Better Serve Nontraditional Adult Students
2016 | Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at CLASP

http://www.clasp.org/resources-and-publications/publication-1/Redesigning-State-Financial-Aid-to-Better-Serve-Nontraditional-Adult-Students.pdf?utm_source=AdaptiveMailer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Policy%20Alert%20Sept%2015&org=1081&lvl=100&ite=319&lea=29585&ctr=0&par=1&trk=


The New Forgotten Half
2015 | William T. Grant Foundation

http://wtgrantfoundation.org/newforgottenhalf


High Costs, Uncertain Benefits
2015 | American Enterprise Institute

http://www.aei.org/events/high-costs-uncertain-benefits-what-do-americans-without-a-college-degree-think-about-postsecondary-education/


Findings about long-term outcomes for adult basic skills
2015 | U.S. Department of Education OCTAE

http://lincs.ed.gov/search/node/Stephen%20Reder%20adult%20basic%20skills


Doubling Graduation Rates: Three-Year Effects of CUNY?s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for Developmental Education Students
2015 | MDRC

http://www.mdrc.org/publication/doubling-graduation-rates?utm_source=MDRC+Updates&utm_campaign=50b6108575-February_262_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_504d5ac165-50b6108575-34927481


CollaborationandCoordinationtoImproveAdult College Completion Efforts
2015 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

http://www.wiche.edu/info/publications/adult-college-completion-network/Collaboration_and_Coordination_to_Improve_Adult_College_Completion_Efforts.pdf


Making Skills Everyone?s Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States
2015 | US Department of Education

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


Million Records Project
2014 | Student Veterans of America

http://www.studentveterans.org/what-we-do/million-records-project.html


Some College, No Degree: A National View of Students with Some College Enrollment, but No Completion
2014 | National Student Clearinghouse

http://nscresearchcenter.org/signaturereport7/#more-3135


CTE Statistics (website)
2014 | National Center for Education Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/index.asp?LEVEL=ADULT


Measuring Post-Traditional Student Success : Institutions Making Progress, but Challenges Remain
2013 | The University Professional and Continuing Education Association and InsideTrack

http://www.insidetrack.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/upcea_whitepaper_2013.pdf


Searching for Our Lost Associate's Degrees: Project Win-Win at the Finish Line
2013 | The Institute for Higher Education Policy

http://adultcollegecompletion.org/sites/files/documents/winwinFinalReport.pdf


Getting to the Finish Line: State and Metro Area Strategies to Increase College Completion by Returning Adults
2013 | HigherEd Insight

http://adultcollegecompletion.org/sites/files/documents/HEI_brief_2013.pdf


Pathways to Success: Integrating Learning with Life and Work to Increase National College Completion
2012 | Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance

http://www2.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/acsfa/ptsreport2.pdf


Washington State Student Achievement Initiative: Achievement Points Analysis for Academic Years 2007?2011
2012 | Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University

http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/Publication.asp?UID=1081&utm_source=AYPF&utm_campaign=UA-2832117-7&utm_medium=email


Stopped Short: 2.1 Million Adults in Florida Went to College But Didn?t Finish
2012 | Florida College Access Network

http://www.floridacollegeaccess.org/research/Research%20Briefs/2012/FCANAdultReturnersPolicyBrief2012Final.pdf


Going the Distance in Adult College Completion: Lessons from the Non-Traditional No More Project
2012 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

http://www.wiche.edu/info/publications/ntnmStateCaseStudies.pdf


Making Performance Funding Work for All
2012 | The Working Poor Families Project

http://www.workingpoorfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/policybrief-spring2012.pdf


Strategies for Success: Promising Ideas in Adult College Completion
2012 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

http://www.adultcollegecompletion.org/


From Soldier to Student II: Assessing Campus Programs for Veterans and Service Members
2012 | American Council on Education

http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Documents/From-Soldier-to-Student-II-Assessing-Campus-Programs.pdf


State Policy Approaches to Support Prior Learning Assessment
2012 | Council for Adult and Experiential Learning; HCM Strategists

http://www.collegeproductivity.org/sites/default/files/cp_resource_guide_final_0.pdf


Focus on Education for the Formerly Incarcerated
2011 | Southern Regional Education Board

http://publications.sreb.org/2011/11S06_Focus_Incarceration.pdf


Fueling the Race to Postsecondary Success: 48-Institution Study of Prior Learning Assessment and Adult Student Outcomes
2010 | Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

http://www.cael.org/pdf/PLA_Fueling-the-Race.pdf


Maximizing the Potential of Older Adults: Benefits to State Economies and Individual Well-Being
2010 | National Governors Association

http://www.nga.org/Files/pdf/1004OLDERADULTS.PDF


A Smart Move in Tough Times: How SREB States Can Strengthen Adult Learning and the Work Force
2010 | Southern Regional Education Board

http://publications.sreb.org/2010/10E06_Smart_Move.pdf


College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
2010 | Working Poor Families Project

http://www.workingpoorfamilies.org/pdfs/policybrief-fall2010.pdf


Bringing Adults Back to College: Designing and Implementing a Statewide Concierge Model
2010 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

info/publications/ntnmConciergeBrief.pdf


Shifting Gears
2009 | The Joyce Foundation

http://www.shifting-gears.org/


From Soldier to Student: Easing the Transition of Service Members on Campus
2009 | American Council on Education (ACE)

http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=HENA&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=33233


Overcoming Obstacles, Optimizing Opportunities: State Policies to Increase Postsecondary Attainment for Low - Skilled Adults
2008 | Center for Law and Social Policy

http://www.jff.org/sites/default/files/BTpolicyoverview.pdf


Adult Learning in Focus: National and State - by - State Data
2008 | The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

http://www.cael.org/pdf/publication_pdf/State_Indicators_Monograph.pdf


Individual state profiles with key indicators of success in serving adult students
2008 | CAEL - in partnership with the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)

http://www.cael.org/adultlearninginfocus.htm


Reach Higher, America: Overcoming Crisis in the U.S. Workforce
2008 | National Commission on Adult Literacy

http://www.nationalcommissiononadultliteracy.org/ReachHigherAmerica/ReachHigher.pdf


Bridges to Opportunity for Unprepared Adults: A State Policy Guide for Community College Leaders
2008 | Community College Research Center

http://communitycollegecentral.org/BridgesStatePolicyGuide.pdf


Mapping New Directions: Older Adults in Higher Education
2008 | American Council on Education

http://www.acenet.edu/Content/NavigationMenu/ProgramsServices/CLLL/Reinvesting/MapDirections.pdf


Passing the Torch: Strategies for Innovation in Community College ESL
2007 | Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

http://www.caalusa.org/eslpassingtorch226.pdf


Returning to Learning: Adults' Success in College is Key to America's Future
2007 | Emerging Pathways Project

http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/ReturntolearningApril2007.pdf


Reasons for Adults' Participation in Work Related Courses, 2002 - 03
2005 | National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2005/2005088.pdf


Participation in Adult Education and Life - long Learning 2000 - 01
2004 | National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2004/2004050.pdf


Adult Learners and State Policy
2003 | State Higher Education Executive Officers

http://www.cael.org/alfi/PDF%20files/SheeoPaper.pdf