Date: March 11, 2013
Tell Congress to Vote NO on H.R. 803!
Issue: As soon as this Thursday, March 14, the House will vote on H.R. 803 as the next step in reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Created in 1998 through a bipartisan process, WIA is the legislation which provides for adult education programs (Title II).
H.R. 803 would threaten the ability of states and communities to educate low-skilled adults and English language learners and prepare them for self-sufficiency by allowing states to consolidate adult education funding together with a newly-created Workforce Investment Fund. This new fund…[ Read More → ]