70660040 - Bridges to College

Account Description FY2013
7066-0040 Bridges to College
For adult college transition services focused on low-income and entry-level workers; provided, that funds shall be awarded competitively by the Board of Higher Education to adult basic education providers, including local education agencies, community-based organizations, community colleges and correctional facilities with recognized success in bridging academic gaps of underserved populations and resulting in college entrance, retention and success; provided further, that program awardees shall report on attendees' successful transition to college and that the program shall deliver to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education, not later than February 15, 2014, an evaluation of the program and its impact on student achievement, particularly as it relates to closing achievement gaps; and provided further, that funds may be expended through August 31, 2014 to allow for summer programming
0 250,000