havedemanded to be included in
planning the future of adult education. Led by the CFT Adult
Education Commission, members are taking action to make the
process as outlined under Assembly Bill 86 more inclusive.
Earlier this year, adult educators stood in line to testify
before a Joint Informational Hearing of the Assembly Higher
Education and Senate Education Committees.
Ever Since Wall street crashed into Main Street five years ago,
adult education has been in a state of change. Until five years
ago, adult education in California was stable: Classes were
provided primarily through K-12 districts as a protected
categorical, and in a few cities, as non-credit offerings at