Adult Education Statistics
National literacy organizations have published fact sheets that highlight the need for literacy services. Some of them are listed below:
- ProLiteracy (www.proliteracy.org) has created a fact sheet that combines statistics from various federal departments as well as reports published by reputable think tanks.
- The Commission of Adult Basic Education (COABE) has also created a handful of fact sheets that focus on the various aspects of adult education including:
- an Adult Basic Education Needs Fact sheet which relies on statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics.
- An Issues Fact Sheet which draws from a variety of public and private sources to highlight the role adult literacy plays in various pressing societal issues.