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NRS Implementation Guidelines CoverThe NRS Implementation Guidelines provide guidance on data collection, data matching, and quality control. It also describes the data flow process, provides definitions of core and secondary measures, and discusses NRS reporting requirements.

Announcement of Availability of the TABE CLAS-E for Use in the NRS and Revision to the BEST Literacy Scale Score Ranges
This March 2008 memo from the DAEL accountability team announces the suitability of the TABE CLAS-E for NRS use and scoring changes to the BEST Literacy assessment.

Summary of Changes for reporting distance learners, June 2007
This document summarizes the changes to the NRS Implementation Guidelines about distance learners that went into effect in June 2007.

The Quick Guide to the NRS: A Primer with Questions and Answers
This document provides a succinct summary of the basics of the NRS. It includes a general overview of NRS history, measures, methods and reporting requirements, followed by a question and answer section.


The National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS) is administered by the Division of Adult Education and Literacy in the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education.