Government policies need to consider adult students

April 27, 2008

Last week, a British professor urged New Brunswick schools to seek out older students. In the US, universities and colleges are already actively targeting adult students, but government policies are written from a focus on the traditional direct-from-highschool age group. The "Adult Learning in Focus" report shines a spotlight for the first time on national and state data on how adult learners are served.  The study found that many states are not even collecting the data necessary to properly understand and serve this market. The Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription required) | Read the full Report