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Adult Education and Literacy

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The Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL) promotes programs that help American adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. The major areas of support are Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English Language Acquisition. These programs emphasize basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency, and problem-solving.

Our office provides funds to states for adult education and literacy programs. The amount each state receives is based on a formula established by Congress. States, in turn, distribute funds to local eligible entities to provide adult education and literacy services. Individuals and local providers should check with their state offices for more information on how to obtain funding for adult education programs.

For the latest news and information about career and technical education and adult education, see the "OCTAE Connection newsletter" and the OCTAE Blog.


 
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Last Modified: 08/07/2014