The California Adult Education Program (CAEP) provides adult education state funding to regional consortia, county offices of education, school districts, community colleges, and joint powers authorities consisting of community colleges, school districts, or a combination of these, to support the following programs:
Since the enactment of AB 104 in 2015, a number of changes to the program have been enacted through state budget provisions or legislation.
These changes are as follows:
The state of California has now dedicated more than $3 billion to its adult education efforts since the initial funding of the new model. It should be noted that this far exceeds what other states are directing to adult literacy and workforce training, regardless of proportionality.