The holiday season is here and there is much that we are thankful for: a (nearly) final state budget with an increase for ABE funding, the (somewhat) snowy landscape, but especially YOU!Read More
Legislature Approves $46,385,000 for Adult Basic Education
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
Last Chance to Speak Up for an Increase for ABE Funding!
The House and Senate levels differ by $5.4 million – you can help secure an increase for ABE!Read More
Will You Join MCAE on Giving Tuesday?
There’s no better time to join MCAE in amplifying the call to support Adult Basic Education programs and communities. Every new member helps more students access high-quality education programs, dedicated teachers and volunteers, and other resources.Read More
House Budget Passes, Senate Proposes Level Funding for ABE
The Senate Ways & Means proposal is $5 million less than the House budget, which passed Thursday evening. Amendment 113 would raise the Senate level to match the level adopted by the House.Read More
MCAE News for November 2020
It’s already been an exciting November nationally, and here in Massachusetts we are seeing plans come together for the delayed state budget, a continued push for the emergency legislation needed to help the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable populations, and events and tools to help us make sense of it all.Read More