U.S. Adults with Barriers to Employment

Eighty-eight million U.S. adults have at least one major educational barrier to employment (lack a high school diploma, no college study, and/or do not speak English well).

Source: Report of the National Commission on Adult Literacy, June, 2008 - Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006, American Community Survey (Public Use Microdata Samples); prepared by National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NAHEMS). 

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