Adult Education and Family Literacy Act’s (AEFLA) purpose is to:
- assist adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and economic self-sufficiency;
- assist adults who are parents or family members to obtain the education and skills that—
- are necessary to becoming full partners in the educational development of their children; and
- lead to sustainable improvements in the economic opportunities for their family;
- assist adults in attaining a secondary school diploma and in the transition to postsecondary education and training, including through career pathways; and
- assist immigrants and other individuals who are English language learners in improving their—
- reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension skills in English; and
- mathematics skills; and
- acquiring an understanding of the American system of Government, individual freedom, and the responsibilities of citizenship.
The following links illustrate 2016-17 data from WIOA, Title II: AEFLA programs. The fact sheets include an overall report on Adult Basic Education (ABE) for Nevada, followed by individual results from the seven adult education agencies across the state.
State at a Glance
Student Success Stories
Nevada adults improve basic skills and get jobs through programs in High School Diploma and Equivalency preparation, Career Pathways, Literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL), Civics, Citizenship, & Transition to Postsecondary programs. Visit our Student Success Stories page for some stories of students’ success in the federally funded Adult Education programs.