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PIAAC Gateway
A one-stop resource for all things PIAAC in the US. Complete with news tracking of national events and links to national news reports on PIAAC. Brought to you from the American Institutes for Research, a member organization of the National Coalition for Literacy.

Time for the U.S. to Reskill? What the Survey of Adult Skills Says 
Published by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, this report on skills in the US draws out the policy implications of the PIAAC for the US, while also making use of some additional data collected for PIAAC on the US alone. In the results of the Survey, the study identifies some key lessons about the strategic objectives and directions which should form a frame for policy development in the US, including policy on adult learning and schooling.

OECD Skills Outlook 2013: First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills (466 pgs)
The report contains the data files and “country notes” for each participating country, including the U.S. country note, Survey of Adult Skills, First Results: United States (15 pgs). OECD also released a summary of the main report, Skilled for Life? Key Findings from the Survey of Adult Skills (32 pgs).

Literacy, Numeracy, and Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments Among U.S. Adults: Results from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies 2012 (“First Look” report)
Released by the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, this report presents U.S. performance in the international rankings, including U.S. specific data.

PIAAC Overview from the National Center for Education Statistics
U.S. Department of Education, Institute for Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics provides an overview of the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) report.

 

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