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Media Contacts

Marty Finsterbusch, President
National Coalition for Literacy
Executive Director
One West Second Street
Media, PA 19063
Ph: 484-443-8457

John Segota, Vice-President
National Coalition for Literacy
Director of Advocacy, Standards and Professional Relations
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc.
1925 Ballenger Ave., Suite 550
Alexandria, VA 22314-6820 USA
Ph: 703-518-2513

Marcie Weadon-Moreno Foster
Policy Analyst, CLASP
Public Policy Chair, National Coalition for Literacy
1200 18th Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 906-8033 

Marsha L. Tait
PIAAC Contact
National Coalition for Literacy
7650 Redcoat Circle
Manlius NY 13104
Ph: 315-471-1300  

Major Reports on Adult Literacy

OECD Skills Outlook 2013:  First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills

2009 GED Testing Program Statistical Report
The 2009 GED Statistical Report provides data on adults who passed the GED exam. The report gives demographics and GED Tests performance statistics as well as background on the GED testing program.

Adult Learning in Focus: National State-by-State Data
Adult Learning in Focus: National State-by-State Data provides a comprehensive look at adult learners in America at the national and state levels. Downloadable state-by-state profiles include charts of how education pays off in earnings, how a state compares nationally, levels of service, and more. The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning in partnership with the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems issued this report.

National Assessment of Adult Literacy
The 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy is a nationally representative assessment of English literacy among American adults age 16 and up. The NAAL is the nation's most comprehensive measure of adult literacy since the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey  (NALS).

Reach Higher America: Overcoming Crisis in the U.S. Workforce
Reach Higher, AMERICA: Overcoming Crisis in the U.S. Workforce, calls to revamp the Adult Education and Literacy System. The report calls for the system to effectively serve 20 million adults annually by 2020. It also calls for policymakers to reset the system’s mission to prepare adults for postsecondary education and job training. It recommends how to accomplish this. The National Commission on Adult Literacy issued this report.


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