Adult Education: A Crucial Foundation for Middle-Skill Jobs

By Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, September 26, 2016

Adult education gives individuals vital foundational skills that help them to succeed economically. Investing in federal programs and policies that support high-quality adult education will improve access to family-wage jobs for Americans with limited basic skills. Adult education practitioners play a critical role in communicating the value and contributions of adult education in helping communities to realize their full economic and social potential.