This program provides grants to states to fund local programs of adult education and literacy services, including workplace literacy services, family literacy services, and English literacy and civics education programs. Participation in these programs is limited to adults and out-of-school youths aged 16 and older.
Reauthorization of Legislation:
The Office of Vocational and Adult Education is gathering information from key constituencies related to the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act and the Adult Education Family Literacy Act, which are both scheduled for reauthorization.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001:
The latest about education legislation and action pertaining to "No Child Left Behind."