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California's commitment to adult English learners: caught between funding and need 1 edition

California's commitment to adult English learners
Arturo González

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California's commitment to adult English learners
caught between funding and need
Arturo Gonzalez.

Published 2007 by Public Policy Institute of California in San Francisco .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Main findings
Policy implications
Research goals and questions
Outline of the report
Policy context for adult education in California
Public and private providers in the state
Dual-provider system
Funding issues facing adult schools
The English proficiency of California's immigrants
The ESL target population in California
Predicted enrollment
Chapter summary
Enrollment in ESL programs
ESL enrollment: regional variation
Trends in enrollment in public providers
ESL enrollment and ADA units
Where is enrollment constrained?
Teaching for free?
Chapter summary
Policy implications and conclusion
Policy consequences of overenrolled courses
Partial reform of the adult school funding formula
How much does partial reform of the funding formula help?
Policy implications
Chapter summary
Selected references
Appendix A. Notes on data and methods
Census data
Estimates of enrollment
Empirical model
Adult school and community college data
Appendix B. Estimates and results.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
LC5252.C2 G66 2007

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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