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Table 484. 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 2010
State or jurisdiction Total 2009 2010
2000 2005 2008 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 2,364,051 2,157,155 979,604 256,323 921,228 1,990,118 921,374 230,163 838,581
Alabama 23,666 19,827 23,815 25,153 17,967 4,952 2,234 24,339 17,725 4,560 2,054
Alaska 5,312 3,791 3,179 3,326 2,129 476 721 3,176 2,010 360 806
Arizona 31,136 26,881 21,760 19,789 11,791 1,506 6,492 18,552 11,296 1,391 5,865
Arkansas 38,867 37,102 32,610 31,551 20,515 6,105 4,931 27,603 17,410 5,702 4,491
California 473,050 591,893 618,767 434,428 97,976 37,192 299,260 392,918 98,721 33,013 261,184
                       
Colorado 13,818 15,011 14,203 14,298 3,929 1,331 9,038 12,873 3,836 1,240 7,797
Connecticut 30,844 31,958 27,859 28,255 7,472 7,502 13,281 25,924 7,234 6,618 12,072
Delaware 4,342 6,329 5,155 5,059 3,151 588 1,320 4,961 3,077 516 1,368
District of Columbia 3,667 3,646 3,956 4,247 2,362 223 1,662 3,808 2,064 189 1,555
Florida 404,912 348,119 260,931 256,498 113,430 30,288 112,780 239,653 105,307 25,475 108,871
                       
Georgia 108,004 95,434 75,487 72,657 48,584 6,135 17,938 64,668 46,149 5,949 12,570
Hawaii 10,525 7,461 8,944 9,196 3,867 2,149 3,180 9,058 3,849 2,099 3,110
Idaho 10,506 7,744 7,535 7,429 4,541 546 2,342 6,675 4,066 484 2,125
Illinois 122,043 118,296 108,024 108,383 29,922 15,835 62,626 96,620 26,175 14,086 56,359
Indiana 42,135 43,498 40,226 35,995 22,939 6,791 6,265 28,571 19,815 3,945 4,811
                       
Iowa 20,161 11,989 9,918 10,752 5,095 2,061 3,596 11,167 5,254 1,931 3,982
Kansas 11,248 9,475 8,916 9,024 4,381 902 3,741 8,100 3,873 863 3,364
Kentucky 31,050 30,931 40,235 39,218 26,972 8,207 4,039 38,654 26,410 8,468 3,776
Louisiana 30,929 29,367 26,633 30,559 24,588 3,696 2,275 27,270 22,340 3,142 1,788
Maine 12,430 8,151 9,270 8,604 4,448 2,400 1,756 6,776 3,800 1,611 1,365
                       
Maryland 22,702 27,055 33,673 33,942 15,865 3,667 14,410 32,833 15,174 3,953 13,706
Massachusetts 24,053 21,448 21,491 20,372 4,813 3,295 12,264 20,314 4,888 3,473 11,953
Michigan 56,096 34,768 28,243 31,106 18,391 3,786 8,929 25,745 14,359 2,994 8,392
Minnesota 42,039 47,174 46,109 47,612 17,658 5,948 24,006 46,009 17,948 5,720 22,341
Mississippi 37,947 25,675 20,480 17,782 14,410 3,067 305 16,854 13,877 2,750 227
                       
Missouri 41,089 37,052 36,161 35,542 24,217 4,244 7,081 31,397 21,612 3,655 6,130
Montana 4,892 3,291 3,151 3,735 2,753 772 210 3,494 2,581 720 193
Nebraska 7,917 10,226 8,435 8,588 4,213 906 3,469 8,485 4,108 893 3,484
Nevada 22,992 9,981 8,571 9,193 1,195 502 7,496 8,673 1,508 447 6,718
New Hampshire 5,962 5,804 5,806 5,589 1,770 1,671 2,148 5,740 1,676 1,737 2,327
                       
New Jersey 44,317 40,889 32,823 33,901 11,626 1,400 20,875 30,976 12,152 1,325 17,499
New Mexico 23,243 24,132 22,920 23,248 12,941 2,069 8,238 21,466 12,154 1,725 7,587
New York 176,239 157,486 133,255 129,636 50,261 7,868 71,507 122,833 48,118 7,544 67,171
North Carolina 107,504 109,047 121,708 123,030 69,472 24,396 29,162 115,312 66,377 23,294 25,641
North Dakota 2,124 2,063 1,822 1,783 973 409 401 1,581 773 415 393
                       
Ohio 65,579 50,869 50,537 46,042 32,588 6,729 6,725 41,692 30,093 5,341 6,258
Oklahoma 20,101 20,447 18,411 19,711 13,634 2,164 3,913 18,329 12,539 1,809 3,981
Oregon 25,228 21,668 23,600 22,976 10,310 2,924 9,742 20,851 9,914 2,592 8,345
Pennsylvania 49,369 54,274 52,795 34,975 21,407 5,257 8,311 30,577 17,957 4,037 8,583
Rhode Island 5,592 6,697 6,580 6,497 2,748 685 3,064 6,012 2,484 561 2,967
                       
South Carolina 94,452 65,901 54,538 53,645 40,310 8,019 5,316 49,484 37,205 7,500 4,779
South Dakota 5,637 3,517 3,025 2,773 1,730 566 477 2,423 1,398 558 467
Tennessee 40,615 48,924 37,048 32,177 23,959 4,055 4,163 28,170 21,254 3,409 3,507
Texas 111,585 119,867 84,514 98,063 46,427 3,591 48,045 99,333 45,638 3,553 50,142
Utah 30,714 29,320 25,978 26,337 15,383 2,809 8,145 24,686 15,048 2,659 6,979
                       
Vermont 1,146 2,015 2,505 2,461 1,841 379 241 1,590 1,019 277 294
Virginia 35,261 29,222 31,106 29,802 12,512 4,632 12,658 28,220 11,481 4,336 12,403
Washington 53,460 50,386 64,982 65,606 27,120 4,546 33,940 61,392 26,324 4,264 30,804
West Virginia 13,072 9,444 9,628 9,780 7,609 1,912 259 9,785 7,679 1,871 235
Wisconsin 27,304 26,029 23,856 23,694 13,791 4,324 5,579 21,523 11,964 4,334 5,225
Wyoming 2,767 2,379 2,877 3,136 1,618 846 672 2,973 1,661 775 537
Other jurisdictions 44,785 37,328 36,071 24,098 4,044 19,437 617 22,045 4,791 16,436 818
American Samoa 662 838 264 169 123 24 22 225 38 52 135
Federated States of
   Micronesia
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 1,092 1,062 1,154 633 382 166 85 539 364 59 116
Marshall Islands 335 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 680 740 583 607 387 77 143 607 369 90 148
Palau 132 206 51 63 0 63 0 56 0 56 0
Puerto Rico 41,043 33,463 34,019 22,626 3,152 19,107 367 20,464 3,873 16,172 419
U.S. Virgin Islands 841 1,019 0 0 0 0 0 154 147 7 0
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 4, 2012, from http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OVAE/NRS/reports/index.cfm. (This table was prepared June 2012.)
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