Report Touts Economic Benefits of Career Training for Adults

May 10, 2011

Federal spending on career training for adults has an enormous return on investment, and the government should be stepping up, not planning to cut, its expenditures in that area, a new report argues. The report, by the National Council of State Directors of Adult Education and the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation, comes at a time when lawmakers are beginning work on a 2012 budget that could dramatically cut spending on adult and career education.

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