Workforce Readiness: Competencies and Assessment

By Harold F. O'Neil Jr. | Go to book overview

Research and Development Center Program of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education, in cooperation with the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services. The positions and policies contained in this report are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the positions or policies of the Applied Behavioral & Cognitive Sciences, Inc., the National Center on Adult Literacy, the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, or the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services.


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