Improving Data to Support Adult Learners

Last month, we released Out of the Dark, in which we outlined a policy agenda for moving the state toward a data system that integrates K-12, postsecondary, and workforce information. As Senior Research Analyst Sebastian Castrechini explains in California Competes’ latest blog post, a group that stands to gain considerably from a better data system is adult learners. 

 Adults who have completed some college but left without earning a degree represent a large opportunity for the state to realize the returns on investment it has already made in them. In total, an estimated 4.5 million Californians between the ages of 25 and 64 have some college credits but no degree. These adults are disproportionately Latino, Black, and Pacific Islander. 

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Improving Data to Support Adult Learners

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