Strengthening America's economy by expanding educational opportunities for working adults: policy opportunities to connect the working adult to today's economy through education and credentials

America's middle class has lost a lot of its strength in recent decades due to a rapidly changing economy. The well-paying jobs of yesterday - those that could easily be accessed by someone with just a high school diploma - have been disappearing. Today's economy does offer opportunity for good jobs with solid pay, but those opportunities are requiring a higher level of skill and credential than ever before. Focusing on education at the [kindergarten to twelfth grade] K-12 level is not enough to provide the needed skills and credentials. As the United States continues to compete in the global ... Show more

Corporate authors: National Adult Learner Coalition

Published: [Newburyport, Massachusetts], Online Learning Consortium, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 10 p.

Access item: https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Strengthening-Americas-Economy-National-Adult-Learning-Coalition-White-Paper-Final.pdf

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