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On November 7, the Department's Office of Vocational and Adult Education The Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) is a subdivision of the United States Department of Education. OVAE falls under the supervision of the Undersecretary, who oversees policies, programs and activities related to vocational and adult education, postsecondary  (OVAE) officially launched USA Learns (, a web site providing the approximately 11 million adults who have low levels of English proficiency with accessible and free English language English language, member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages). Spoken by about 470 million people throughout the world, English is the official language of about 45 nations.  training. The launch of the site completes one of the goals in President Bush's August 2007 announcement of 26 immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important.  reforms his Administration would pursue within existing law, including the assimilation of new citizens and helping immigrants learn English to expand their opportunities in America. Upon entering the site, users can choose directions in either English or Spanish and then pick which level they need: beginner or immediate. Once inside the modules, the instruction is almost exclusively in English. For more information, please go to
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Title Annotation:Office of Vocational and Adult Education launches web site
Publication:ED Review
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Nov 21, 2008
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