University of Wisconsin–Madison

Detroit Adult Foundational Skill Development: Challenges and Solutions

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) Michigan
Policy Areas Community Development, Economic Justice, Education
Nearly half of working age Detroiters do not have the essential foundational skills necessary to get a job or succeed in a career. At the same time, the need for strong foundational skills is growing. Detroit’s emerging economic comeback means that the number of jobs is growing, and yet, too few Detroiters qualify for them. This report outlines models of effective practice in improving adult foundational skills and case studies in which such practices have been successfully implemented.

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