Between 1990 and 2000, the non-English speaking adult population in Washington State more than doubled from 117,000 to 261,000. Washington State would realize an estimated $3.9 billion increase in total personal income and $1.4 billion in additional tax revenues if all ethnic groups experienced the same educational attainment and earnings as whites. The Washington state Adult Education Advisory Council (AEAC) is a governor-appointed body whose members work collaboratively and as individuals to advocate for and guide Basic Education for Adults programming through the achievement of vision, mission and values to ensure everyone in Washington state has the knowledge, skills and credentials.
FAST F ACTS ABOUT ADULT LITERACY IN WASHINGTON STATADULT LITERACY IN WA SHINGTON STATSHINGTON STATE EEE In Washington, 571,000 adults, age 16 and older, do not have a high school diploma and are not enrolled in school (1). 26% of Washington students who enter high school together in 9 th grade will not graduate on time. Volunteer Literacy Program Principles. Developed by and for volunteer adult literacy programs in Washington, the volunteer literacy principles aim to promote quality standards for volunteer adult literacy programs. The principles outline best practices, program quality indicators, self-assessment tools for program staff and advisory boards, and.
Washington. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. May 24, 2017 · According to the US Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, the following statistics outline the state of literacy in the United States. 1. 32 million adults can not read in the United States equal to 14% of the population. 2. 21% of US adults read below the 5th grade level. 3. 19% of high school graduates can not read.