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adult education

The Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) in the U.S. Department of Education is committed to improving the quality of reading instruction in adult education. To this end, OVAE has launched the National STAR Training Network (NSTN). NSTN helps state leaders, program administrators and classroom teachers deliver evidence-based reading instruction to intermediate-level adult learners.

Division of Adult Literacy
Office of Vocational and Adult Education

This brief provides an overview of state adult education policies and programs and recommends ways they can be strengthened to provide better job advancement opportunities for lower-skilled adults and older youth.

Amy-Ellen Duke and Evelyn Ganzglass
Working Poor Families Project