Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

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Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning

Programs targeted to prepare teen and adult individuals for personal independence and career readiness.


Adult Education For the purpose of ensuring that adults with limited English proficiency and/or without a high school diploma are provided quality educational opportunities to remedy those gaps in attainment.
Career and College Readiness For the purpose of enhancing the capacity of school districts to assist students in making meaningful connections between the curriculum they are taught and the jobs they will eventually seek, and to engage students more in planning their education.
Personal Finance Education For the purpose of developing and disseminating curricula for Commonwealth residents related to financial management and responsibility.
Teen Education and Job Skills Development For the purpose of moving youth towards economic self-sufficiency including assessment, Adult Basic Education, high school/General Equivalency Degree (GED) education, life and parenting skills, counseling, prevocational activities, job development, job placement, and follow-up services.

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