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English literacy of foreign-born adults in the United States: 2003

Corporate Name: National Center for Education Statistics

Series or Serial: Issue Brief

Publisher: US Dept. of Education, Institute of Education Sciences

Published At: Jessup, MD

Date Published: March 2009

Distributor: US Department of Education, ED Pubs

Source Address: 8242-B Sandy Court

Source City/State/Zip: Jessup MD 20794-1398

Phone: (877) 4ED-PUBS

Material Type: Statistical Data

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 3 p. + 1 p. tables

Subjects: Statistics; Outcomes of Education; Statistical Surveys

This issue brief draws on data from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy to explore the English literacy of foreign-born adults living in households in the United States. The brief presents the English literacy scores of foreign-born adults living in households in the United States, highest level of educational attainment, and language spoken before starting school. References and four tables.

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