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Quick Data Totals


Program Year Totals 2008

Number Enrolled 84,514
Attendance Hours 8,716,203
Completed Level 44,765
Completed a Level and Advance One or More Levels 39,549
Number Separated Before Completion 15,778
Remaining within Level 23,971
Percentage Completing Level 53%




Percent of Students Completing a NRS Level in TX, 2003, 39.3%; 2004, 40.3%; 2005, 43.7%; 2006, 43.7%; 2007, 45.9%; 2008, 55.3%

Did You Know ...?

…Texas increased its average level completions by 16 percentage points from program year 2003 to 2008.


State NRS Structure


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 Assessments
  • ABE: TABE
  • ESL BEST Plus, BEST Literacy
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 Data Systems
  • Texas Educating Adults Management System (TEAMS) - Online tool used to maintain information about adult education programs throughout the state.
    http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/forms/tease/teams.htm
  • Texas Even Start Program Information Reporting System (TESPIRS) - Online system used to manage program data.
  • Credential Information Tracking System (CREDITS) - Online system used to manage program credential information.
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 Followup Methods
  • GED: Data Match
  • Employment: Data Match
  • Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Data Match
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 Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement
  • AEGIS – Adult Education Guidance Information System is an electronic desk review tool that provides quarterly reports to the state office and local programs. Report Issues are sent out as informational in the 2nd and 3rd Quarters. The AEGIS report is sent out for local program required responses in the 4th Quarter and final compliance reports. Local programs may request that an AEGIS report be provided at anytime during the fiscal year.
  • Program Improvement Plan (PIP) template: http://www-tcall.tamu.edu/texaslearns/piptemplate.html

State Tools and Resources


Project GREAT (Getting Results Educating Adults in Texas) Centers are Texas LEARNS' answer to the professional development needs of adult education and family literacy practitioners in Texas. Project GREAT Centers, funded as federal State Leadership activities by the Texas Education Agency and Texas LEARNS are in each of eight service regions in the state.

Texas LEARNS provides information and resources especially geared toward Adult Education Literacy programs in Texas. Subject areas include: content standards, professional development training calendars, facts and statistics, program administration, program performance and workforce collaboration. http://www-tcall.tamu.edu/texasLearns/


Programs and People

State Director(s):
Anson Green, State Director,
Adult Education and Literacy
Texas Workforce Commission
101E. 15th Street, Room 416t
Austin, Texas 78778
(512) 463-7491
anson.green@twc.state.tx.us


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.