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Table 369. Participants in adult basic and secondary education programs, by type of program and state or jurisdiction: Selected fiscal years, 1990 through 2005
State or jurisdiction 1990 2000   2003 2004 2005
Total Adult basic education English literacy Adult secondary education Total Adult basic education English literacy Adult secondary education
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
United States 3,535,970 3,306,687 2,679,927 2,627,618 1,044,111 1,168,897 414,610 2,543,953 1,009,706 1,139,965 394,282
Alabama 40,177 22,430 22,019 21,555 17,423 1,576 2,556 19,827 15,691 1,626 2,510
Alaska 5,067 5,396 4,723 3,588 2,206 502 880 3,791 2,434 600 757
Arizona 33,805 55,274 32,492 27,699 10,340 16,140 1,219 26,881 11,205 14,544 1,132
Arkansas 29,065 39,102 38,336 35,512 22,425 5,149 7,938 37,102 22,570 5,868 8,664
California 1,021,227 456,125 565,311 591,574 89,320 435,777 66,477 591,893 96,986 429,024 65,883
                       
Colorado 12,183 13,743 15,137 15,097 4,406 9,295 1,396 15,011 4,244 9,427 1,340
Connecticut 46,434 27,698 33,062 32,878 5,576 14,675 12,627 31,958 4,852 13,891 13,215
Delaware 2,662 3,278 5,953 6,119 3,549 1,698 872 6,329 3,221 1,968 1,140
District of Columbia 19,586 2,828 3,226 3,170 1,165 1,502 503 3,646 1,382 1,845 419
Florida 419,429 399,772 387,710 370,985 145,141 125,891 99,953 348,119 130,805 114,310 103,004
                       
Georgia 69,580 107,980 114,008 118,458 64,728 41,598 12,132 95,434 54,240 31,659 9,535
Hawaii 52,012 16,176 10,687 9,089 1,296 3,919 3,874 7,461 1,895 3,061 2,505
Idaho 11,171 10,542 8,780 7,261 3,795 2,400 1,066 7,744 4,250 2,475 1,019
Illinois 87,121 120,752 130,492 124,404 40,592 68,253 15,559 118,296 30,897 72,311 15,088
Indiana 44,166 41,760 41,397 41,148 21,678 8,315 11,155 43,498 24,181 8,197 11,120
                       
Iowa 41,507 31,757 16,338 12,242 6,053 3,844 2,345 11,989 5,482 3,915 2,592
Kansas 10,274 11,410 10,386 9,788 4,906 3,873 1,009 9,475 4,567 3,830 1,078
Kentucky 28,090 37,061 34,700 32,235 23,030 3,113 6,092 30,931 22,488 2,768 5,675
Louisiana 40,039 38,873 31,998 32,502 24,856 1,910 5,736 29,367 22,621 1,917 4,829
Maine 14,964 9,807 10,485 8,814 3,758 1,469 3,587 8,151 3,645 1,765 2,741
                       
Maryland 41,230 27,556 30,082 30,304 12,712 12,020 5,572 27,055 11,414 10,347 5,294
Massachusetts 34,220 24,565 21,337 21,578 7,471 11,888 2,219 21,448 7,317 12,013 2,118
Michigan 194,178 86,218 70,893 48,273 24,281 13,301 10,691 34,768 20,560 10,843 3,365
Minnesota 45,648 517,693 43,864 44,220 12,196 25,729 6,295 47,174 13,081 27,507 6,586
Mississippi 18,957 40,370 36,614 26,467 21,304 834 4,329 25,675 21,437 781 3,457
                       
Missouri 31,815 38,773 41,928 37,729 24,186 8,036 5,507 37,052 23,518 7,955 5,579
Montana 6,071 4,995 4,437 3,864 2,641 198 1,025 3,291 2,266 199 826
Nebraska 6,158 9,095 10,200 10,267 4,842 4,237 1,188 10,226 4,795 4,217 1,214
Nevada 17,262 22,346 7,601 8,732 1,148 7,015 569 9,981 1,400 8,163 418
New Hampshire 7,198 5,519 6,444 5,866 1,833 1,866 2,167 5,804 1,916 1,925 1,963
                       
New Jersey 64,080 44,712 42,465 41,803 12,918 24,497 4,388 40,889 12,235 25,265 3,389
New Mexico 30,236 29,197 21,587 22,842 12,383 8,466 1,993 24,132 13,409 8,299 2,424
New York 156,611 194,028 138,184 165,618 63,755 90,305 11,558 157,486 59,929 86,111 11,446
North Carolina 109,740 154,786 108,431 110,185 60,695 29,646 19,844 109,047 60,673 29,711 18,663
North Dakota 3,587 1,964 2,145 2,154 1,321 263 570 2,063 1,225 273 565
                       
Ohio 95,476 81,010 59,761 56,607 37,335 9,040 10,232 50,869 33,893 8,031 8,945
Oklahoma 24,307 20,534 21,620 21,164 13,699 4,580 2,885 20,447 13,338 4,480 2,629
Oregon 37,075 27,981 24,863 21,701 9,404 11,023 1,274 21,668 9,753 10,436 1,479
Pennsylvania 52,444 46,836 52,823 53,706 26,222 15,912 11,572 54,274 27,652 16,195 10,427
Rhode Island 7,347 7,950 4,567 5,166 1,995 1,950 1,221 6,697 2,442 3,138 1,117
                       
South Carolina 81,200 132,497 69,284 67,408 44,713 7,524 15,171 65,901 45,497 7,534 12,870
South Dakota 3,184 5,431 3,446 3,607 2,356 598 653 3,517 2,218 545 754
Tennessee 41,721 49,386 46,166 47,755 34,564 6,600 6,591 48,924 35,770 6,738 6,416
Texas 218,747 106,516 128,363 122,773 49,283 66,667 6,823 119,867 49,237 64,726 5,904
Utah 24,841 28,987 32,883 31,429 13,213 11,690 6,526 29,320 14,170 10,218 4,932
                       
Vermont 4,808 4,436 1,937 2,283 1,289 254 740 2,015 1,099 273 643
Virginia 31,649 31,211 31,574 28,037 12,462 12,068 3,507 29,222 12,260 13,020 3,942
Washington 31,776 57,999 55,363 40,193 14,157 23,495 2,541 50,386 18,488 28,296 3,602
West Virginia 21,186 22,403 10,717 10,213 8,048 275 1,890 9,444 7,049 287 2,108
Wisconsin 61,081 27,297 30,437 29,132 13,986 7,618 7,528 26,029 12,748 7,034 6,247
Wyoming 3,578 2,632 2,671 2,424 1,456 403 565 2,379 1,261 404 714
Other jurisdictions 31,400 53,799 54,259 49,410 17,661 3,672 28,077 37,328 7,525 2,784 27,019
American Samoa 824 833 373 380 80 838 343 410 85
Federated States of Micronesia
Guam 1,311 902 989 900 572 71 257 1062 552 132 378
Marshall Islands 2,963 302 311 112 129 70
Northern Marianas 527 475 436 27 189 220 740 59 274 407
Palau 89 206 66 56 84
Puerto Rico 28,436 47,974 50,301 45,796 16,079 2,674 27,043 33,463 6,186 1,482 25,795
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,653 1,433 1,279 1,134 498 229 407 1,019 319 430 270
— 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 literacy 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, Divi­sion of Adult Education and Literacy, "Adult Education Program Facts, Program Year 1990–1991," Enrollment and Participation in the State-Administered Adult Education Pro­gram, selected years, 2000 through 2005, retrieved on August 11, 2005, from http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/aedatatables.html. (This table was pre­pared September 2006.)

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