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  • Getting fueled up via education for success
    Getting fueled up via education for success
    “A mind is a terrible thing to waste” is what many advertisements (written and oral) advocate and make us aware of the fact that education is not only important but a necessity to eliminate handicaps that challenge our ability to...
  • GED
    San Diego GED Resources
    There are over 4,000 adult education programs in America today according to an article in Phi Delta Kappan titled Second chances: The value of adult education and the GED (Rose, 2013). And while those programs will differ in some ways concerning...
  • A Dream Comes True
    93-year-old celebrates GED graduation in grand style
    In the United States, high school graduation is considered to be a major accomplishment, so much so that many persons who do not graduate with their classes return to classes at a later date to earn a General Educational Development Diploma (GED)....
  • TASC structure
    TASC test replaces GED in New York; test prep materials available online
    When the GED Testing Service announced it would only offer computer-based tests, and it would increase the cost to $120 per text beginning in 2014, the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) selected a new testing service. Beginning this...
  • GED changes begin Jan. 1
    GED test overhauled beginning in January, some adult educators worried
    Beginning January 1, 2014, the General Education Development exam or GED is being overhauled and the changes have some educators concerned about the possible consequences of such dramatic changes. The new GED and two alternate tests will cause...
  • South Baltimore Learning Center students honored with MAACCE awards
    South Baltimore Learning Center students honored with MAACCE awards
    The South Baltimore Learning Center (SBLC) received two honors at the 2013 Maryland Association of Adult, Community and Continuing Education (MAACCE) Annual Conference. MAACCE presented Paulette Barclay with a Student Award and Jimmy Wilkins the...
  • Nonprofit GED program for teens moves to Long Island City
    Nonprofit GED program for teens moves to Long Island City
    Queens Chronicle reports that a GED program administered by nonprofit mental health organization MHA-NYC recently relocated to Long Island City earlier this month. The Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) is a free mental health...
  • States drop GED: Missing GED sections need to be retaken before end of year
    States drop GED: Missing GED sections need to be retaken before end of year
    States drop the GED since the cost of the test is doubling to $120 or more. New York, Montana, and New Hampshire already announced a new alternative to the GED. California, Tennessee, and New Jersey are looking for an alternative test in addition...
  • See BalletMet's 'The Nutcracker' at the Ohio Theatre through Dec. 23.
    Columbus urban education: 'The Nutcracker,' Liebovitz, Remarque, GED, ESOL
    Many “educational events”are scheduled forthe holiday seasonhere in central Ohio, and what follows is only a short list of worthwhile things to do in the area, from December 18 through December 23.BalletMet’s “The...
  • grammar pg
    How good is your grammar, adult literacy teachers?
    The Literacy Assistance Center (LAC) has taken up the issue of grammar in a dynamic workshop that, in a twist, asks adult education instructors: How Good Is Your Grammar? You can find out on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 9:30 am – 1 pm, at LAC'...
  • EFF Skills Wheel
    Improving the quality and results of adult education with EFF
    Equipped for the Future (EFF) framework is a set of research-based standards that the National Institute for Literacy developed in 1994 to build consensus on the goals of adult education teaching and lifelong learning. The standards help adult...
  • Delray Full Service Center provides GED testing and orientation information
    Delray Full Service Center provides GED testing and orientation information
    There is an expression that goes, “A little learning is a dangerous thing” and so it is when for whatever reason one does not acquire their high school diploma. A high school diploma is the foundation for all future employment and...
  • In this tight job market, high education levels are critical
    In this tight job market, high education levels are critical
    Although the Baltimore High School graduation rate is improving, it is still only 66%. Not only is it almost impossible for a high school dropout to get a job, but also the house republicans have introduced a bill that would deny unemployment...
  • GED GRADS WITH HCDE
    Harris County Department of Education proud of 2012 GED graduates
    Earning a GED with the Harris County Department of Educationis a rewarding experience for Houston-area students who are ready for the next step in their lives.MaryBeth Beydler, valedictorian ofthe 2012graduating class, was a home-schooled student...
  • National Teacher Day with HCDE
    Adult Education teacher changes lives daily in Houston
    National Teacher Dayis a day to recognizepeoplelike Denise Johnson who are making a difference in their students’ lives every day.Johnson, who works with the Harris County Department of Education’s Adult Education in Houston, is...