PIAAC Publications (Archive)

Released November 8, 2017: Incarceration to Reentry: Education & Training Pathways in Indiana

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) released a second brief in their series “Reconnecting Justice in the States”, which explores coordinated justice, education, and workforce policy and practice at the state level. The brief, Incarceration to Reentry Education & Training Pathways in Indiana uses PIAAC Prison Study data and describes Indiana’s efforts to provide education and training opportunities for incarcerated individuals.

Released September 19, 2017: Adult Education Attainment and Assessment Scores: A Cross-National Comparison

 

Question:  How do the skills between adults without a high school degree and those who had at least an associate's degree compare across countries?

Answer: The score gaps were wider in the United States than in any other OECD country that participated in PIAAC, except one. To learn more read this Stats in Brief.

 

Released June 30, 2017: Incarceration to Reentry: Education & Training Pathways in Indiana

 

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) released the first brief in their series “Reconnecting Justice in the States”, which explores coordinated justice, education, and workforce policy and practice at the state level. The brief, Incarceration to Reentry Education & Training Pathways in California uses PIAAC Prison Study data and describes California's efforts to provide education and training opportunities for incarcerated individuals.

Foundational Skills in the Service Sector is based on an analysis of PIAAC data, focusing on currently employed workers in retail, hospitality, and health care. The report includes examples of how employers are helping their workers build literacy, numeracy, and technology-related skills. It also includes recommendations for state and federal policymakers about how to support adult education and workplace learning opportunities for these workers. Check out their webinar and blog post and read the full report.
 

Released November 15, 2016: U.S. PIAAC Survey of Incarcerated Adults Results

Released March 10, 2016: U.S. PIAAC 2012/2014 First Look Report

Released October 18, 2013: U.S. PIAAC 2012 First Look Report