NCES releases state and county adult literacy & numeracy estimates. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released the U.S. Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) Skills Map with State and County Indicators of Adult Literacy and Numeracy. Read more…

Last Tuesday the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released the results of the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), comparing the skill levels of adult workers in 24 developed countries. According to the study, the U.S. ranked 16th Read more…

The first results from the PIAAC survey is 466 pages, so no one expected you to read it overnight. Luckily several people in the field of education and economic development have done some of the reading for us and compiled Read more…

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