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Thursday Notes for July 18, 2002

A Factsheet from the Division of Adult Education and Literacy
Office of Vocational and Adult Education

Edited by Sarah Newcomb


FY ?03: Senate Committee Says Level Funding On July 17, the Senate appropriations committee approved FY ?03 funding for adult education state grants, national leadership, literacy for prisoners, and Even Start at last year?s levels. In the Senate scenario, state grants would get $575M, national leadership $9.5M, literacy for prisoners $5M, and Even Start $250M. Community Technology Centers would receive $32.475M. Contact Braden Goetz.
Towey on Loan to CFC Division Director Cheryl Keenan recently announced that Dr. Carroll Towey has been nominated for and accepted by the Loaned Executive Program to serve the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for five months. Towey will help generate strategies for the charitable giving campaign that solicits contributions from all federal employees for local, state, national and international charitable organizations. He will begin training next month when he moves to the CFC. We look forward to his return January 1. Congratulate Carroll.
Adult Learning Communities Now on Web OVAE?s Community Partnerships for Adult Learning just launched its website with information to help adult educators form new partnerships or enhance existing ones. It features a toolbox of how-to's, research, and related websites organized by topic (creating communities, curriculum and instruction, professional development, workforce development, technology, and program assessment). Check it out at http://www.c-pal.net. Comments to Sheryl Adler.
Citizenship Handbook For Sale Aliza Becker?s new handbook on naturalization has just been released for purchase from The Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Citizenship for Us, which sells for $25, offers a highly documented and up-to-date analysis of citizenship eligibility, requirements and benefits using simple English. Order at http://www.cliniclegal.org.

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