The National Assessment of Adult Literacy is a nationally representative assessment of English literacy among American adults age 16 and older. NAAL not only provides information on adults' literacy performance but also on related background characteristics that are of interest to researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and the general public. In , over 19, adults participated in the national and state-level assessments, representing the entire population of U. Approximately 1, inmates of federal and state prisons were assessed in order to provide separate estimates of literacy for the incarcerated population.
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ABC Life Literacy Canada is a non-profit organization that aims to strengthen organizations that promote adult learning. We develop and support the use of high-quality introductory learning materials and resources written in clear language. We envision a Canada where everyone has the tools and opportunities they need to improve their literacy and essential skills.
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