Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Department of Education, the NTEWS collects information on the education and work credentials of adults with a special focus on the Skilled Technical Workforce.
What is the NTEWS? Is this study conducted by the federal government?
The National Training, Education, and Workforce Survey (NTEWS) is the most important source of information on the education and work credentials held by the nation’s adults.
How is the information used?
Government policymakers use the NTEWS data to make informed decisions about how to best use limited resources in the areas of education and job training.
What authority do you have to collect these data? How will you keep my information confidential?
The NTEWS is collected under the authority of the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended, the America COMPETES Reauthorization ACT of 2010, and the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002. The Census Bureau is required by law to keep your information confidential and can use your responses for statistical purposes only.