Aug 31, 2018 · With so many adults returning to the classroom, the term "adult education" has taken on new meanings. Adult education, in the broadest sense, is any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling that ends in their 20s. In the narrowest sense, adult education is about literacy—adults learning to read the most basic materials. Aug 08, 2019 · Over 93 million Americans have basic or below-basic literacy. Low literacy rates costs the United States over $200 billion each year.  For every dollar that is spent on adult illiteracy, society receives $7.14 in returns, either through decreased expenditures or increased revenues.  Approximately 90% of high school dropouts are on.
Facts and figures page for Adult Education & Literacy listing reports and documents. Correctional Education. Adult Basic Education Grant Program Factsheet. Program overview from the Division of Adult Education and Literacy.. Adult Workers with Low Measured Skills Factsheet. An analysis of the nearly 24 million low-skilled employed adults. ABE - Important Facts Adult Education has moved from the State Department of Education to the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. In 2014, the Oklahoma State Legislature voted to move the Adult Education-Lifelong Learning grant from the State Department of Education to the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.