ABE & Literacy

Information on this page relates to adult education and literacy in general, including websites, reports, and other facts pertinent to the topic.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Basic Information and Standards for Adult Education in Virginia

Facts and Statistics

General Sites

Recruitment and Retention

School Performance

Reports and Articles

Archived Information

  • Archived: 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) on the NCES website: A comprehensive measure of adult literacy among American adults age 16 and older.
  • Fair Data Using the 2000 Census: Community-based Mapping and Data Solutions for Education, Environment, Housing, and Poverty-related Issues.
  • The State of Literacy in America: Stephen Reeder estimates based on the 1990 census. This document presents synthesized estimates of the rates of
    level 1 literacy by congressional district in the 50 states and District of
    Columbia. The information is regional and estimates the lowest level literacy learners.

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