California Department of Education End-of-Year Progress Report: Implementation and Impact of the Workforce Investment Act, Title II Adult Education and Family Literacy Act Program Year 2011-12
The California Budget Act requires the California Department of Education (CDE) to report on specific aspects of the implementation of the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Title II. This report responds to these requirements. Report highlights are as follows:
California’s Adult Education Workforce Investment Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act System
Served 524,908 students
- 54.7 percent English as a Second Language learners
- 28.4 percent Adult Secondary Education learners
- 16.9 percent Adult Basic Education learners
Funded 235 agencies
- 161 Adult Schools
- 27 Community-Based Organizations
- 17 Community College Districts
- 7 Library Literacy Programs
- 5 County Offices of Education
- 18 Correctional Facilities/Institutions
California Federal Performance
- The California Adult Education Family Literacy Act agencies exceeded all 11 state performance goals for students completing the federally established Educational Functional Levels (EFL).
- Approximately 21,700 adult students obtained a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED®) Certificate.
- Approximately 160,000 students completed one or more federal EFLs.
- The persistence rate of students in all EFLs improved, and California achieved an overall persistence rate of 72.6 percent.
If you need a copy of this report, please contact Myra Young, Education Programs Consultant, Coordinated Student Support and Adult Education Division, by phone at 916-323-4312 or by e-mail at MYoung@cde.ca.gov.