Data Highlights

Data Highlights

The NRS database contains accountability information about the national adult education program authorized under Title II of the Workforce Investment and Opportunities Act (WIOA). It includes data on the performance of adult education programs, financial details, and student characteristics, nationally and by state.

These NRS infographics provide an “at-a-glance” overview of key findings from the NRS data, including findings on student enrollment and demographics, teacher and provider characteristics, and a summary of student outcomes in recent years.

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