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Document Number: 6304

Tabular Summary of Adult Education for Work-related Reasons: 2002-03 - This report presents data on adults' participation in work-related educational activities in the United States, including formal and informal learning activities. Over the 12-month period of this survey, 40% of adults in the United States took part in one or more formal adult educational activities for work-related reasons. This report examines: (1) the reasons for participation, outcomes of participation and perceived usefulness; (2) sources of financial support and out-of-pocket expenses for work-related education; (3) type of provider; and (4) time spent in coursework, classes or training. Data are disaggregated by a number of indicators, including age, sex, race/ethnicity, highest education level completed, marital status, employment/occupation and household income. Report highlights are listed starting on page one. (Kevin O'Donnell and Chris Chapman, National Center for Education Statistics, August 2005)...

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