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EFF Standards   The Equipped for the Future initiative is based on a vision of standards-based reform. These standards clarify the pathway for adults to achieve the four...  
Effect Size   Researchers have developed a metric called effect size for comparing results across studies that allows one to calculate the magnitude of a relationship...  
Effective Practice   Organizational, administrative, instructional, or support activities engaged in by programs that have been validated by research and literature sources...  
Electronic Community of Practice (e-CoP)  Electronic Community of Practice is an initiative of the California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO). The mission of e-CoP is...  
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)  The Elementary and Secondary Education Act was first enacted in 1965 and reauthorized every 5 years. The act is the federal statute that specifies federal...  
Emergency Immigrant Education Program   Authorized under Title VII of the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994, this program provides funds to states on a formula basis to assist local educational...  
Emergent Literacy   Emergent literacy is a developing range of understanding about print and non-conventional reading and writing behaviors that begin before schooling and...  
Empiricism   Empiricism is John Locke's philosophical assertion that all knowledge is based on experience....  
Employability Skills   Employability skills are those skills that are related to a person getting and keeping a job, or making advancements in their current job....  
Employer-Sponsored Skill Training (ESST)  ESST is job training by employers, unions, and the government....  
Employment Development Department (EDD)  EDD provides California employees and employers with an online job and résumé bank (CalJOBS), which boasts thousands of job openings and the largest pool...  
Employment Training Network (ETN)  The Employment Training Network (ETN) is a multi-faceted, full-service program created by the Employment Development Department (EDD) to assist in the...  
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