National Center for Education Statistics. Surveys & Programs. National Assessments. National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) National Assessments of Adult Literacy (NAAL) International Assessments.
LITERACY IN ALABAMA: A STEP UP. Certified Public Manager® Program. CPM Solutions Alabama. Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) is one of the few resources available that reports national LITERACY STATISTICS. According to the NAAL data, Alabama is near the national average in adult prose literacy.
Adult literacy can change everything. Health. Gender equality. Poverty. Every important social issue is impacted by low literacy. When individuals learn how to read, write, do basic math, and use computers, they have the power to lift themselves out of poverty, lower health care costs, find and keep sustainable employment, and ultimately change their lives.