Program Authorization: R.S. 17:14; Adult Education Act P.L. 100-297
The mission of the Adult Education Program is to provide an academic opportunity for all individuals 16 years of age and older, with less than a high school education, not presently enrolled in the K-12 system, to continue their education to the level of high school completion and receive a high school equivalency diploma.
The goal of the Adult Education Program is to provide quality programs that will serve all segments of the undereducated adult population through local school systems, community-based organizations, public and private nonprofit agencies, post-secondary institutions, and literacy organizations.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1. The Adult Education Program will increase by 2% the number of adult learners who complete the level in which they are enrolled and increase by 1% the number of GED completers by the end of FY 1998-99.
SOURCE OF FUNDING
The source of funding for this program is general fund and federal funds. The federal funds are provided through the Adult Education Act, Public Law 100-297.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100% of the existing operating budget. It represents 94.2% of the total request ($12,955,956) for this program.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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