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225 Agency   Section 225 of the Workforce Investment Act provides funds to assist incarcerated and institutionalized individuals to meet the performance goals of the...  
231 Agency   Section 231 of Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy, of the Workforce Investment Act relates to grants and contracts for eligible providers...  
5% Project   On July 1, 1993, AB 1943 became law (Education Code 52522), allowing adult education programs, after approval by California Department of Education, to...  
Adult Education Act (AEA)  The Adult Education Act was enacted in 1966 as a part of the Great Society programs of President Lyndon Johnson. Established to create adult education...  
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA)  The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) was signed into law on August 7, 1998. It marked the first major job training reform in over 15 years. Title II of...  
Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) 

The 2015-2016 State Budget appropriated $500 million to the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) and the California Department...  

Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)  Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) which was commonly known as welfare, was replaced in July 1997, by the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families...  
All Aspects of Industry   As defined by the School-to-Work Opportunities Act, the term "all aspects" of an industry refers to "all aspects of the industry or industry sector a...  
Alternative Certification   Most teachers are required to have both a college degree in education and a state certification before they can enter the classroom. No Child Left Behind...  
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)  The federal Recovery Act is meant to boost our economy and create jobs by modernizing our nation's infrastructure, enhancing energy independence, expanding...  
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (P.L. 101-336,1990)was signed into law under President George H W Bush in 1990. It applies to all private and...  
California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CALWORKS)  The Welfare to Work Act of 1997, AB 1542, establishes welfare reform in California. The previous program that entitled recipients to aid with few limits...  
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998   The Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 was signed into law on October 31, 1998. The law offers vocational education greater...  
Categorical Flexibility   The granting of expenditure flexibility to school districts in approximately 40 previously restricted state "categorical" programs, including Adult Education,...  
Community Technology Center Network (CTCNET)  The Community Technology Center Network is a national, non-profit membership organization of more than one thousand independent community technology centers...  
Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET)  The purpose of the Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET) Program is for local educational agencies (LEAs) to provide free or subsidized programs of...  
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973 (CETA)  The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) of 1973 Provided reimbursement of CETA employee training costs to the private sector by the Labor...  
Coordinated Compliance Review (CCR)  Was a guide for monitoring compliance to California adult education requirements. The Program Goal was to establish quality instruction for adults in...  
Digital Literacy (DL)  "The skills associated with using technology to enable users to find, evaluate, organize, create, and communicate information." (As defined by WIOA and...  
Early Reading First   A nationwide effort to provide funds to school districts and other public or private organizations that serve children from low-income families. The Department...  
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