Reports


AEBG Data, Research, and Reports

  • Measuring Our Success: Data and Accountability Systems and Common Assessment in the California Adult Education Block Grant
    Assembly Bill 104, Section 84920 requires the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) and the California Department of Education (CDE) to identify common measures for determining the effectiveness of members of each consortium. In response to this requirement, the AEBG Office released this report.  In order to develop this report, the AEBG Office convened field teams to address the complexities of establishing consistent, statewide data on populations that had previously not been fully included in agency accountability systems. The report describes the reporting elements and processes, data definitions, and assessment policies that emerged from this process.
  • AEBG Progress Report eMagazine
    The AEBG Progress Report, an eMagazine, tells the story of why Adult Education is important to California’s economy and provides an overview AEBG activities and data and highlights. Additionally, the eMagazine features a section on each program area's promising practices from across the state. This eMagazine is a great resource for consortia to share with members and community partners to communicate the impact of AEBG.
  • CLASP Report - Prosperity Through Partnership: Opportunities for AEBG to Strengthen Systems and Communities
    The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty organization issued this report which was supported by funding from the AEBG Office and included contributions by the CCCCO, California Department of Education (CDE), CASAS, WestEd, IMPAQ, and OTAN as well as field input from the AEBG regional consortia via survey completion. In January 2016, the CLASP commenced an 18-month project to study the implementation of California's Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) initiative. CLASP set out to foster greater understanding of the implementation of California's AEBG governance and direct service activities, analyze current and potential impacts of the AEBG initiative for partners and participants, and offer recommendations for potential policy and implementation changes in future rounds of AEBG funding and other coordinated funding streams. As a result of this study, CLASP details 19 recommendations.
  • Hanover AEBG Data and Accountability Work Plan Analysis 5.30.17
    Hanover Research conducted an analysis of the 2017 AEBG Data and Accountability Allocation work plans of 70 regional consortia to identify key trends in proposed activities across consortia under each required objective included in the plans. The report outlines key findings from their analysis including how regions plan to address the data and accountability objectives required for the plans.
  • 2017 AEBG Report: In Response to Assembly Bill 104, Section 84915 and Assembly Bill 1602
    Education Code Section 84917 tasks the Community College Chancellor’s Office and the California Department of Education with providing to the Director of Finance, the State Board of Education, and the Legislature a report about the use of adult education funds and outcomes for adults throughout the state and in each adult education region. This report includes a summary of the adult education plan for each of the 71 consortia funded under AEBG; the distribution schedule for each consortium; the types and levels of services provided by each consortium; the effectiveness of each consortium in meeting the educational needs of adults in its respective region; and progress made relative to the delivery of education and workforce services for adults, including the alignment of state programs.
  • 2016-17 AEBG Preliminary Progress Report
    On or before October 30, 2016, Education Code Section 84917 tasks the CCCCO and CDE with providing to the Director of Finance, the State Board of Education, and the Legislature a preliminary report about the use of adult education funds and outcomes for adults statewide and in each adult education region. The final report on the uses and outcomes of these funds is due on or before February 1, 2017. This report, based on all data available at the time, addresses all of the following: a summary of the adult education plan for each of the 71 Consortium funded under AEBG; the distribution schedule for each Consortium; the types and levels of services provided by each Consortium; the effectiveness of each Consortium in meeting the educational needs of adults in its respective region; and progress made related to the delivery of education and workforce services for adults, including the alignment of state programs.
  • Benchmarking AEBG Governance Structures – June 2016
    In this report, Hanover Research benchmarks and examines structure, organization, and components of AEBG consortia in California. The report synthesizes trends among consortia and identifies key aspects of consortia development and offerings.
  • 2016 AEBG Report: In Response to Assembly Bill 104, Section 84915
    Assembly Bill 104, Section 84915 tasks the California Community Colleges Chancellor and State Superintendent of Public Instruction to work in partnership to develop a plan to distribute funds to the consortia from the federal Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, Title II of the federal Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. A primary goal of the California Department of Education and California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office is to ensure the coordination of programs that support education and workforce services for adults in California. In accordance with Assembly Bill 104, this report provides an overview of the distribution of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the Carl D. Perkins Career Technical Education Act funds and a discussion of alternative structures.
  • AEBG Measures of Effectiveness Report
    AB104 requires that the Chancellor and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction identify the measures for assessing the effectiveness of consortia that will be used in the report that, pursuant to Section 84917, is to be submitted by September 30, 2016. Included in this report are measures for assessing consortium effectiveness, member effectiveness, and performance outcomes. CLICK HERE to see the complete report.
  • 2015 Adult Education Report
  • Investments that Count: Consortia Innovations
    Legislative report detailing nineteen consortia's challenges and how they overcame them through innovation.
  • 3.1.015 LAO Overview of Adult Education
  • Consortium Governance Structure to Maximize Implementation Success
  • Hanover Review of October 31st Plans-to-Date
  • Outcome Data - future
  • Measuring Need and Effectiveness in Adult Education - Hanover Research
  • AEBG Regional Consortia Allocation Formula

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The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) and the California Department of Education (CDE) are working in partnership to implement the requirements outlined in the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG). We will continue to provide guidance and solicit feedback from the field throughout the implementation process.