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Student Ambassadors Present at National Collegiate Leadership Conference at UA

June 21, 2013 by admin  
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Tweet Recently at the end of a busy, fruitful Adult Literacy Week of visiting the Capitol & meeting with Legislators, our AZ Adult Education Ambassador team presented at the NCLC at the University of Arizona. Student government leaders and advisors from all over the country attended our workshop: “Ambassadors: Advanced Student Leadership Training.” I came [...]

Language barrier is a daily struggle for refugees in Tucson

March 6, 2013 by admin  
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Tweet Here are more reasons why we need Adult Basic Education in Arizona. Arizonal is ranked 6th per capita in bringing in Refugees in the nation. Language and cultural barriers are a daily struggle for refugees in order to access services, get a job, and integrate into their new community which is very foreign to [...]

Call to Action- Adult Basic Education in Danger!

April 30, 2012 by admin  
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Tweet Adult ed is not in the budget, even though Gov. Brewer restored it in her proposal and many of the following targeted legislators have assured us that they’d make sure it got back in. The Governor’s Proposed Budget for the next fiscal year recommends the restoration of funding for Adult Basic Education and GED [...]

Congress Updates for fiscal year 2011

April 8, 2011 by admin  
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Tweet From: COABE (Commission on Adult Basic Education) As you know, for the last six months, Congress has been debating a final budget for fiscal year 2011. Currently the government is being funded by a Continuing Resolution (CR) that will expire at midnight tonight, April 8th, unless an agreement is reached by the House and [...]

Adult Basic Education Strengthens Tucson’s Workforce and Builds Local Business

February 27, 2011 by admin  
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Tweet AGM Container Controls (AGM),is a manufacturing company with approximately 110 employees, and is based in Tucson, AZ. Like several other businesses, AGM has greatly benefited from Adult Basic Education. The Adult Education program has helped AGM create an educated workforce and a thriving company. Howard Stewart, CEO/President of AGM had this to say: “About [...]

Arizona Adult Basic Education highlighted in two radio interviews

January 31, 2011 by admin  
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Tweet Arizona Adult Basic Education being highlighted on “Pima Comunity College Perspectives”, which is a radio program highlighting the programs and services that the College provides to students and the community. Click on the links below to hear the shows. Jan. 25, 2011: Adult Education / Teaching Languages Online Regina Suitt, Advanced Program Manager, discusses [...]

11 Ways to Recommit to Advocacy in 2011 to protect Adult Basic Education and Family Literacy

January 17, 2011 by admin  
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Tweet By Jackie Taylor We have the important task ahead of us for 2011 in educating a new Congress, protecting adult education and family literacy funding at the federal level, and advocating for the priorities we want to see included in a new WIA reauthorization bill. Here are 11 ways you can recommit to adult [...]

Super Intendent of Public Instruction Forum

August 19, 2010 by admin  
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Tweet The Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction is the state’s top education official. The Superintendent acts as chairman of the State Board of Education and is the head of the state Department of Education. This is why as supporters of Adult Basic Education we should care and vote for a candidate that will support Adult [...]

Michael Tucker speaking at 2010 Summer Symposium for Career and Adult Education Administrators

July 6, 2010 by admin  
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Tweet Michael Tucker with Xtreme Business International as guest speaker at the 2010 Summer Symposium for Career and Adult Education Administrators sponsored by ACE of Florida, Inc. Michael Tucker talking about grassroots efforts to save Adult Basic Education in Arizona with social media, and other grassroots efforts.

To students of Adult Basic Education – “What’s happening with the proposal to eliminate funding for Adult Education in Arizona?”

March 18, 2010 by admin  
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Tweet 1) In January the Arizona Governor Jan Brewer proposed elimination of state money for adult education and family literacy. 2) Students, staff and community supporters around the state have responded by sending thousands of letters, emails, and calls, holding two major rallies, and getting press coverage. 3) The Legislature completed their budget for Arizona. [...]

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