Of adults with the lowest literacy levels, 43 percent live in poverty, and 70% of adult welfare recipients have low literacy levels. 2 There is a clear correlation between more education and higher earnings, and between higher educational scores and higher earnings. Apr 17, 2019 · What the Adult Literacy League means to me is everything. I’m glad they have teachers to motivate students and I wish the world and those who are struggling can be in my shoes and feel the energy and success I feel when I come to school now.
The Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL) administers programs that help adults get the basic skills they need including reading, writing, math, English language proficiency, and problem-solving to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. Our office provides funds to states for adult education and literacy programs. Sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NAAL is the nation's most comprehensive measure of adult literacy since the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS). NAAL not only provides information on adults' literacy performance but also on related background characteristics that are of interest to researchers.
Nov 01, 2016 · Adults in the District seeking to build their skills have several options, including enrolling in one of the city’s eight adult public charter schools or a literacy program run by community.