Basic skills deficient
Basic skills deficient means an individual:
(1) Who is a youth, and who has English reading, writing, or computing skills at or below the eighth grade level on a generally accepted standardized test; or
(2) Who is a youth or adult, and who is unable to compute or solve problems, or read, write, or speak English, at a level necessary to function on the job, in the individual's family, or in society.
20 CFR § 688.120
In addition to the definitions at sec. 3 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and 675.300 of this chapter, the following definitions apply: