Adult Basic Education (Welfare Education Program – WEP)

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The State Literacy and Basic Education for Public Assistance Recipients Program, also referred to as the Welfare Education Program (WEP), provides funding for adult education programs for individuals receiving public assistance.  Eligible agencies include school districts and boards of cooperative educational services (BOCES).

 

AUTHORITY:

Federal Statute:       

Federal Regulation: 

State Statute:             Education Law §207 & Chapter 53 of the Laws of 2002

State Regulation:      8NYCRR Part 164.1

 

FUNDING SOURCE(S):

State-                           100%

Federal-                      

Special Revenue-       

Total-                           $1.84m

 

NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED: 3,001