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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...  
Capital Adult Education Regional Consortium (CAERC)  The Capital Adult Education Regional Consortium (CAERC) is comprised of 14 members and 22 partners from throughout the Los Rios Community College District...  
Career and Technical Education (CTE)  Career technical education programs (formerly called vocational education) are found in high schools and community colleges as well as adult schools...  
Career Pathway   A multi-year program of academic and career technical study that aligns adult education, postsecondary education, and/or occupational training, enabling...  
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...  
Carnegie Unit   A Carnegie unit is standard of measurement used for secondary education that represents the completion of a course that meets 1 period per day for 1 y...  
Case Study Teaching Method   The practice of using cases as a pedagogical tool in fields such as law, business, medicine, and education -- cases may include real and imagined scenarios,...  
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number (CFDA Number)  The CFDA is the encyclopedia of all funding programs—the way all grants are catalogued. Federal grants are identified by their CFDA Number....  
Categorical Flexibility   The granting of expenditure flexibility to school districts in approximately 40 previously restricted state "categorical" programs, including Adult Education,...  
Causatives   The causative is a common structure in English. It is used when one thing or person causes another thing or person to do something. There are two...  
CBO/FBO (CBO/FBO)  Community-Based Organization/Faith-Based Organization...  
CDCR-Division of Juvenile Justice (CDCR-DJJ)  The DJJ, originally known as the California Youth Authority (CYA), was created by statute in 1941 and began operating in 1943, providing training and...  
Ceiling   The upper limit of performance that can be measured effectively by a test ia called the ceiling. Individuals are said to have reached the ceiling of a...  
Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA)  The Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA) at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) provides research, training, and resources to help...  
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