On February 24th, the U.S. Department of Educations's Office of Career Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) released a report entitled "Making Skills Everyone’s Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States." The report is in response to the International Assessment of Adult Competencies’ Survey of Adult Skills, which found that 36 million Americans have low literacy skills, nearly 24 million of whom are part of the workforce.
MSG works directly with OCTAE and other federal agencies to tackle the challenges presented by adult education. The firm currently supports the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) and the Student Achievement in Reading (StAR) initiatives, two highly-acclaimed adult education iniatives that are touted in the OCTAE report as best practices. To see the full report, click here.