The General Assessment of Educational Needs (GAIN) helps measure English and math skills in accordance with the Educational Functioning Levels (EFLs) as defined by the U.S. National Reporting System (NRS). This literacy and numeracy test is approved by the U.S. Department of Labor for use in Workforce Investment Act (WIA) out-of-school youth programs and by the U.S. Department of Education for use in NRS-funded Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs.