adult education


Academic instruction and education services below the postsecondary level that increase an individual’s ability to:

  • read, write, and speak in English and perform mathematics or other activities necessary for the attainment of a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent;
  • transition to postsecondary education and training; and
  • obtain employment.

Text – H.R.803 – 113th Congress (2013-2014): Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. (n.d.). Congress.gov | Library of Congress.