The Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) surveyed ABE program directors – including those at programs based in schools, community-based organizations, community colleges, and correctional facilities – to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting adult basic education (ABE) programs, staff, and students here in the Commonwealth.Read More →
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This week the Joint Conference Committee concluded its negotiations and the final budget bill for FY2021 was approved by the Legislature, with the total amount for Adult Basic Education (line item #7035-0002) set at $46,385,000. This huge win for ABE represents a 13% increase over FY20, and continues a three-year upward trend for state ABE funding.Read More →
The House and Senate levels differ by $5.4 million – you can help secure an increase for ABE!Read More →