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Empowering states to improve
adult literacy instruction

Today more than ever, it is critical for adults to acquire the basic literacy skills necessary to succeed. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) has developed STAR to provide states with the resources and training needed to improve the quality of reading instruction in adult education.


STAR is...

Professional development and training

that teaches Adult Basic Education (ABE) instructors to use evidence-based reading instruction in the classroom.

A Network of experts

who help to build local and state systems that support reading improvement. The STAR Network currently serves 21 partner states and continues to grow.

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