From PIAAC to Policy Solutions: Promoting Postsecondary and Economic Success for Low-Skilled Workers

PIAAC findings present a significant opportunity for the nation’s education and training systems, which were not designed to meet the needs of today’s growing, high-skilled economy. Strengthening pathways to postsecondary credential and economic success will require state and federal investments in education and training for low-income, low-skilled workers, as well as a fundamental rethinking of policies and service delivery models.

This brief—written by Kisha Bird and Marcie Foster—provides strategies to achieve those goals.