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Table 437. Participants in state-administered adult basic education, secondary education, and English as a second language programs, by type of program and state or jurisdiction: Selected fiscal years, 2000 through 2009
State or jurisdiction Total 2008 2009
2000 2005 2007 Total Adult basic education Adult secondary education English as a second language Total Adult basic education Adult secondary education English as a second language
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
United States 2,629,643 2,543,953 2,302,827 2,364,051 1,004,660 307,825 1,051,566 2,157,155 979,604 256,323 921,228
                       
Alabama 23,666 19,827 19,809 23,815 17,006 4,648 2,161 25,153 17,967 4,952 2,234
Alaska 5,312 3,791 2,877 3,179 2,044 460 675 3,326 2,129 476 721
Arizona 31,136 26,881 18,704 21,760 12,763 1,506 7,491 19,789 11,791 1,506 6,492
Arkansas 38,867 37,102 31,010 32,610 21,180 6,416 5,014 31,551 20,515 6,105 4,931
California 473,050 591,893 602,837 618,767 134,422 77,501 406,844 434,428 97,976 37,192 299,260
                       
Colorado 13,818 15,011 14,683 14,203 3,775 1,264 9,164 14,298 3,929 1,331 9,038
Connecticut 30,844 31,958 27,549 27,859 7,503 7,568 12,788 28,255 7,472 7,502 13,281
Delaware 4,342 6,329 4,399 5,155 3,210 644 1,301 5,059 3,151 588 1,320
District of Columbia 3,667 3,646 3,694 3,956 2,184 218 1,554 4,247 2,362 223 1,662
Florida 404,912 348,119 264,670 260,931 112,229 31,608 117,094 256,498 113,430 30,288 112,780
                       
Georgia 108,004 95,434 72,390 75,487 47,580 6,560 21,347 72,657 48,584 6,135 17,938
Hawaii 10,525 7,461 8,135 8,944 3,901 1,912 3,131 9,196 3,867 2,149 3,180
Idaho 10,506 7,744 6,953 7,535 4,160 581 2,794 7,429 4,541 546 2,342
Illinois 122,043 118,296 107,120 108,024 28,702 15,379 63,943 108,383 29,922 15,835 62,626
Indiana 42,135 43,498 38,468 40,226 24,927 8,121 7,178 35,995 22,939 6,791 6,265
                       
Iowa 20,161 11,989 9,271 9,918 3,993 2,222 3,703 10,752 5,095 2,061 3,596
Kansas 11,248 9,475 8,611 8,916 4,305 1,026 3,585 9,024 4,381 902 3,741
Kentucky 31,050 30,931 31,456 40,235 27,941 8,276 4,018 39,218 26,972 8,207 4,039
Louisiana 30,929 29,367 23,642 26,633 21,255 3,486 1,892 30,559 24,588 3,696 2,275
Maine 12,430 8,151 7,878 9,270 4,754 2,958 1,558 8,604 4,448 2,400 1,756
                       
Maryland 22,702 27,055 30,882 33,673 15,321 4,110 14,242 33,942 15,865 3,667 14,410
Massachusetts 24,053 21,448 21,706 21,491 4,864 3,526 13,101 20,372 4,813 3,295 12,264
Michigan 56,096 34,768 30,571 28,243 15,485 3,482 9,276 31,106 18,391 3,786 8,929
Minnesota 42,039 47,174 45,805 46,109 16,481 5,271 24,357 47,612 17,658 5,948 24,006
Mississippi 37,947 25,675 20,372 20,480 17,309 2,801 370 17,782 14,410 3,067 305
                       
Missouri 41,089 37,052 33,497 36,161 24,720 4,584 6,857 35,542 24,217 4,244 7,081
Montana 4,892 3,291 2,930 3,151 2,298 639 214 3,735 2,753 772 210
Nebraska 7,917 10,226 8,503 8,435 4,022 1,024 3,389 8,588 4,213 906 3,469
Nevada 22,992 9,981 9,526 8,571 1,067 443 7,061 9,193 1,195 502 7,496
New Hampshire 5,962 5,804 5,592 5,806 1,805 1,995 2,006 5,589 1,770 1,671 2,148
                       
New Jersey 44,317 40,889 34,198 32,823 11,660 1,747 19,416 33,901 11,626 1,400 20,875
New Mexico 23,243 24,132 20,063 22,920 12,444 2,195 8,281 23,248 12,941 2,069 8,238
New York 176,239 157,486 133,852 133,255 52,844 8,887 71,524 129,636 50,261 7,868 71,507
North Carolina 107,504 109,047 110,126 121,708 67,917 22,261 31,530 123,030 69,472 24,396 29,162
North Dakota 2,124 2,063 1,693 1,822 968 452 402 1,783 973 409 401
                       
Ohio 65,579 50,869 48,209 50,537 34,834 8,434 7,269 46,042 32,588 6,729 6,725
Oklahoma 20,101 20,447 17,672 18,411 13,028 1,916 3,467 19,711 13,634 2,164 3,913
Oregon 25,228 21,668 21,690 23,600 10,901 2,046 10,653 22,976 10,310 2,924 9,742
Pennsylvania 49,369 54,274 50,996 52,795 27,958 10,672 14,165 34,975 21,407 5,257 8,311
Rhode Island 5,592 6,697 6,697 6,580 3,024 748 2,808 6,497 2,748 685 3,064
                       
South Carolina 94,452 65,901 59,077 54,538 40,149 8,307 6,082 53,645 40,310 8,019 5,316
South Dakota 5,637 3,517 2,629 3,025 1,906 725 394 2,773 1,730 566 477
Tennessee 40,615 48,924 41,439 37,048 27,207 4,904 4,937 32,177 23,959 4,055 4,163
Texas 111,585 119,867 93,242 84,514 32,947 3,524 48,043 98,063 46,427 3,591 48,045
Utah 30,714 29,320 21,764 25,978 14,192 3,004 8,782 26,337 15,383 2,809 8,145
                       
Vermont 1,146 2,015 1,756 2,505 1,890 437 178 2,461 1,841 379 241
Virginia 35,261 29,222 30,940 31,106 12,341 4,570 14,195 29,802 12,512 4,632 12,658
Washington 53,460 50,386 57,474 64,982 26,231 4,393 34,358 65,606 27,120 4,546 33,940
West Virginia 13,072 9,444 9,083 9,628 7,499 1,909 220 9,780 7,609 1,912 259
Wisconsin 27,304 26,029 24,302 23,856 12,057 5,668 6,131 23,694 13,791 4,324 5,579
Wyoming 2,767 2,379 2,385 2,877 1,457 797 623 3,136 1,618 846 672
                       
Other jurisdictions 44,785 37,328 34,079 36,071 6,709 28,696 666 24,098 4,044 19,437 617
American Samoa 662 838 226 264 118 35 111 169 123 24 22
Federated States of
   Micronesia
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 1,092 1,062 1,079 1,154 724 306 124 633 382 166 85
Marshall Islands 335 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 680 740 613 583 270 121 192 607 387 77 143
Palau 132 206 55 51 0 51 0 63 0 63 0
Puerto Rico 41,043 33,463 31,924 34,019 5,597 28,183 239 22,626 3,152 19,107 367
U.S. Virgin Islands 841 1,019 182 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
—Not available.
NOTE: Adult basic education provides instruction in basic skills for adults 16 and over functioning at literacy levels below the secondary level. Adult secondary education provides instruction at the high school level for adults who are seeking to pass the GED or obtain an adult high school credential. English as a second language instruction is for adults who lack proficiency in English and who seek to improve their literacy and competence in English.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), OVAE National Reporting System, retrieved June 12, 2011, from http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OVAE/NRS/. (This table was prepared June 2011.)
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