Now Adult Ed needs you.
Will you help?
Sign the petitions:
Rebuild Adult Education.
Stop Gov. Brown's Plan to Shift Adult Education to the Community College System.
"Like" the Alliance For California Adult Schools Facebook page.
Watch the A4CAS video: http://youtu.be/Qzol25sjN5M
Catch the clip from Spanish language Univision Channel 14 when they visited our School 3/15/13.
Get the facts:
In 2009, the Legislature gave K-12 school districts in California the go-ahead to spend adult education money however they wanted and also cut funding by 20 percent. What happened next?
Funding statewide: In 2007-08, $750 million; in 2012-13, $300 million (estimate)
Oakland: In 2007-08, 25,000 enrolled; in 2012-13, 1,300 enrolled
MetroEd (San Jose): 2007-08, 10,000 enrolled; in 2012-13, 2,300 enrolled
Source: Legislative Analyst's Office, Oakland, MetroEd
Read more at:
Some See Adult-School Funding Shift as Disastrous
Districts Struggle with Governor's Adult Education Proposal
While K-12 Schools Await Infusion of Money, Adult Ed Programs Brace for Cuts
California Adult Schools: Then and Now
Adult Education's Fate in Limbo in California
Adult Schools Deserve Support
What's Happening to Adult Education?
Adult Education's Unclear Future
Save Our Adult School
The Legislative Analyst Office's Report on Adult Education
Adult Ed Students Succeed - Profiles of Successful Adult Ed Students
Adult Education Matters - Video Testimonials