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Adult Education Participation in 2004-05

NCES 2006-077
May 2006

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Table 10. Number and percentage of adults who took basic skills or GED preparation classes, by type of provider: 2004-05
 
Type of provider Number of adults
(thousands)
Percentage of
adults
 
  Total2,822100
 
Postsecondary school (college/university, community/junior college,
  vocational/technical/occupational school)
71925
Other school or school district (elementary, junior high, high school, or adult learning center)1,20943
Other provider type 89532
NOTE: Only adults who reported not having a high school diploma, adults who reported having received a high school diploma in the past 12 months other than through a regular high school diploma, or adults who reported having received a foreign high school diploma but did not report having a bachelor’s degree or higher were asked information related to basic skills/GED preparation classes, including whether they had participated in basic skills/GED preparation classes over the previous 12 months. Due to small cell sizes, all provider types, besides the first two, were grouped together under the “Other provider type” category. Details may not sum to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education Survey of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program.

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