This page contains information and statistics from national resources important for adult education and literacy organizations and their partners.
- Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE), U.S. Department of Education.
- National Directory, Adult Education and Literacy, LINCS
- National Reporting System: Fast Facts
- American Association of Community Colleges
- National Community College Hispanic Council
- U.S. Department of Labor
- National Center for Education Statistics: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
- National Coalition for Literacy: advances adult education, family literacy, and English language acquisition in the U.S. by increasing public awareness for the need to increase funding and programs; promoting effective public policy; and serving as an authoritative resource on national adult education issues.
Statistics and Information
- American Fact Finder, U.S. Census
- State and Local Government on the Net
- National Center for Education Statistics: The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
- U.S.A.gov: Government Made Easy – Business Data and Statistics
- Virginia Statistics: Scroll down sidebar on right
- Data.Gov: Education
- American Communities Survey, U.S. Census
- America’s Perfect Storm: Three Forces Changing Our Nation’s Future, 2007, PDF
- Investing Wisely in Adult Learning is the Key to State Prosperity, 2005, SREB
- Literacy in Everyday Life: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy, PDF
- Reach Higher, America: Overcoming Crisis in the U.S. Workforce, 2008
- Raising Job Quality and Skills for American Workers: Creating More-Effective Education and Workforce Development Systems in the States, Harry Holzer, 2011, PDF, The Hamilton Project.
- The Condition of Education, 2000-2008
- ProLiteracy: The Adult Literacy Crisis, Infographic, 2012
- American Institutes for Research (AIR)
- Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
- Brookings Institution
- EdWeek Research
- Educational Testing Service: Research
- The Urban Institute
- For the first time, the U.S. high school graduation rate tops 80 percent, report finds, Niraj Chokshi, Aprili, 2012,. Washington Post
- School Report Card, Virginia Department of Education, current stats
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