November 21, 2006

Department of Ed folks know their gramher

Some months after requesting age disaggregation of college-grad literacy stats from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy, I haven't had a response, so I sent an e-mail followup. A staff member replied promptly, saying it was probably a problem with the website request form. But there was no longer any analytical staff available to the project, or as the staff person wrote, "All the staff people that was available for data analysis is no longer available." I'm certainly not perfect, but that was, um, notable, given the context (NAAL).

Listen to this article
Posted in Education policy on November 21, 2006 10:54 AM |