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Quick Data Totals


Program Year Totals 2012

Number Enrolled 30,440
Attendance Hours 2,516,090
Completed Level 14,397
Completed a Level and Advance One or More Levels 7,366
Number Separated Before Completion 13,895
Remaining within Level 2,148
Percentage Completing Level 47.3%

Source: Office of Vocational and Adult Education. (2012, March) National Reporting System: Statistical Section, Indiana. Retrieved from OVAE Website: http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OVAE/NRS/tables/view.cfm?state=IL&year=2009&tableID=4


Effect of Performance Based Funding Over Time. Data points are as follows:  2010-11 Total NRS gains, 12295, 2010-11 GED/HSEs, 4848; 2010-11 Enrollment, 28571; 2011-12 Total NRS gains, 18701, 2011-12 GED/HSEs, 5255; 2011-12 Enrollment, 28791; 2012-13 Total NRS gains, 21942, 2012-13 GED/HSEs, 7349; 2012-13 Enrollment, 30440.

Did You Know ...?

…Indiana adopted a performance based funding allocation formula starting in PY 2011 that puts heavy emphasis on enrollment and performance.


State NRS Structure


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 Assessments
  • ABE: TABE
  • ESL: TABE CLAS-E
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 Data Systems
  • InTERS (live data system)
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 Followup Methods
  • GED: data match and survey
  • Employment: data match and survey
  • Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Data Match and Survey
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 Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement
    • MIS data checking at local and state level.
    • Regional state staff review data on a monthly basis.
    • Assistant director, program specialists, and/or support specialist review annual reports.
    • Program monitoring and evaluations are conducted based on a risk analysis, which includes data driven performance, to ensure NRS policies and procedures are in place and followed by local programs.
    • Performance based funding formula that utilizes NRS data.

State Tools and Resources

Department of Workforce Development

http://www.in.gov/dwd/adulted.htm (Indiana Adult Education Administrative site)
AmplifyAE.com (Indiana Adult Education Professional Development)


Programs and People

Marie Mackintosh
Director of Adult Education
Department of Workforce Development
State Department of Education
10 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 233-6792
Email: MMackintosh@dwd.IN.gov


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