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Adult Education Participation in 2004-05

NCES 2006-077
May 2006

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Table 9. Number and percentage of adults who took English as a Second Language classes, by type of provider: 2004-05
 
Type of provider Number of adults
(thousands)
Percentage of
adults
 
  Total1,965100
 
Postsecondary school (college/university, community/junior college,
  vocational/technical/occupational school)
72537
Other school or school district (elementary, junior high, high school, or adult learning center)90146
Other provider type 33817
NOTE: Only adults who reported that their first language was not English were asked information related to ESL classes, including whether they had participated in ESL 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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