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US DOE Publication: College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards for Adult Education

CCRstandards - MPRThe US Department of Education announces a new MPR report:
College and Career Readiness (CCRStandards for Adult Education.

Based in the Common Core State Standards, this resource is designed to provide:

“… a set of manageable yet significant CCR standards that reflect broad agreement among subject matter experts in adult education about what is desirable for adult students to know to be prepared for the rigors of postsecondary education and training.” 

Cheryl Keenen, Director, Division of Adult Education & Literacy,
Office of Vocational and Adult Education

This document is available in pdf format linked from the following locations:

  1. LINCS –
  2. Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Adult Education and      Literacy –
  3. Adult Education Content Standards Warehouse –

We at the center encourage you to forward this information to any interested programs, agencies or individuals.  Contact for any questions  regarding this document is: Ronna Spacone at (202) 245-7755 or