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National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL)  The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), a nonprofit educational organization with 501(c)(3) status headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, was...  
National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE)  NCRVE closed its doors on December 31, 1999. Funded by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education of the U.S. Department of Education, NCRVE played...  
National Center on Adult Literacy (NCAL)  The National Center on Adult Literacy (NCAL) was established in 1990 with a major grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The Center is currently...  
National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE)  The National Center on Education and the Economy is dedicated to the development of a comprehensive education and human-resource development system in...  
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)  National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition NCELA, the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Educational...  
National Coalition for Literacy (NCL)  In 1981, 11 national organizations concerned about the low level of adult functional literacy founded the National Coalition for Literacy. The mission...  
National College Transition Network (NCTN)  National College Transition Network (NCTN) is a project of World Education's New England Literacy Resource Center. World Education, Inc. is a nonprofit...  
National Council of State Directors of Adult Education (NCSDAE)  Established on November 15, 1967 as a unit of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, the NCSDAE attends to legislative needs and...  
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)  The National Council of Teachers of English is a professional organization for teachers and teacher educators concerned with English studies, language...  
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)  The mission of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is to provide the vision and leadership necessary to ensure a mathematics education of...  
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)  NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide...  
National Institute For Literacy (NIFL)  The National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) was a federal organization that shared information about literacy and supported the development of high-quality...  
Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (OBEMLA)  Now known as the Office English Language Acquisition, the Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs in the U.S. Department of Education...  
Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) 

Formerly named OVAE, this federal office administers, coordinates, and recommends policy for improving quality and excellence of programs that are...  

Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI)  The Office of Educational Research and Improvement has been replaced by the Institute of Education Sciences effective November 5, 2002....  
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)  The Office of Vocational and Adult Education's mission is to Prepare America's Future. Its focus is to provide information on adult education and literacy,...  
Private Industry Council (PIC)  The Private Industry Council is a nonprofit corporation that provides employment, training and research services to employers and job seekers in a designated...  
Private Sector Grants and Funding   Private Sector Grants and Funding are foundation and corporate grants that allocate funds to strengthen education. They are usually easier to obtain than...  
Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)  The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a household study that has been developed under the auspices of the Organization...  
ProLiteracy Worldwide   In August 2002, Laubach Literacy and Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc. merged to form ProLiteracy Worldwide, a nonprofit international literacy organization...  
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