Addressing the Needs of Adult Education in Los Angeles

Action Plan Report CoverJuly 2013
A well-educated population is the foundation of a strong democracy and a strong economy; an educated workforce has been identified by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) as one of five key components central to economic development success. Yet both education systems serving L.A. residents have faced dramatic budget cuts which threaten their ability to provide an adequate level of service, with serious repercussions for social cohesion and economic stability and growth. The Los Angeles Workforce Systems Collaborative Ad Hoc Committee on Adult Education created a preliminary action plan to respond to this funding crisis.

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