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Ill. House passes measure to change GED testing - ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA

Ill. House passes measure to change GED testing - ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA | adult ed | Scoop.it
Ill. House passes measure to change GED testing
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SPRINGFIELD, ILL.
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Ill. politicians are trying to stop GED Testing service's fee increase by allowing competition

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Many Adults Falling Short of Degrees

Many Adults Falling Short of Degrees | adult ed | Scoop.it
The completion rate for people over age 24 returning to college is 61 percent. Many face financial sacrifice and academic pressure they did not anticipate. (The number of full-time adult learners is growing.
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interesting read about the challenges faced by non-traditional undergrads. not exactly the type of student I work with as a GED teacher, but some of the challenges are similar. Age, the great equalizer!

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Free Community College Studied by Tennessee, Oregon -- Stateline

Free Community College Studied by Tennessee, Oregon -- Stateline | adult ed | Scoop.it
Several states consider free tuition, as the cost of a college education continues to climb and as high school diplomas no longer guarantee a living wage.
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worth considering if we are serious about creating employees who are ready for today's workforce

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Adult Education how to be a Good Auditory Learner by Dr Pandula Siribaddana | Education Space 360

Adult Education how to be a Good Auditory Learner by Dr Pandula Siribaddana | Education Space 360 | adult ed | Scoop.it
In adult education, one of the important aspects would be to determine your learning style as the methods of learning that we adapt would have to tally with the learning (Alert - Adult education: How to be a good auditory learner -
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Lawmaker Proposes Changes to GED Testing - WICS-TV

Lawmaker Proposes Changes to GED Testing - WICS-TV | adult ed | Scoop.it
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Lawmaker Proposes Changes to GED Testing
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One state lawmaker says the new cost for the GED is too high, and claims that many who need to take the test have enough financial stress to deal with already.
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this is an important #adulted issue. Hope this pol is not the only one calling for this change.

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Adult Education Needs Innovators - Digital Promise

Adult Education Needs Innovators - Digital Promise | adult ed | Scoop.it
Accelerating Innovation in Education (.@jeffcrtr reflects on @SXSWedu #adultlearn panel & how #edtech cld improve #adulted access for millions http://t.co/Q6QGNkcWRE)...
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Adult Education Recruitment and Retention Specialist Job

Adult Education Recruitment and Retention Specialist Job | adult ed | Scoop.it
Adult Education Recruitment and Retention Specialist job at Miami Dade College (Adult Education Recruitment and Retention Specialist - http://t.co/aLPOd1hGJG #job)...
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100+ EdTech Resources You May Have Missed | Tech the Plunge

100+ EdTech Resources You May Have Missed | Tech the Plunge | adult ed | Scoop.it
It's time again to share the resources I've found during the past week. There are over 100 edtech resources in this educational Treasure Chest! I'm also.
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Young Children Can Be Taught Basic Natural Selection Using a Picture-Storybook Intervention

Science literacy for everyone! Adult's learned perceptions that science concepts are "difficult" or "complex" has... http://t.co/hhotDhc7p1
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Assembly committee rejects moving adult ed to community colleges ...

Assembly committee rejects moving adult ed to community colleges ... | adult ed | Scoop.it
In a clear message to Gov. Jerry Brown, an Assembly subcommittee voted unanimously Tuesday to reject his proposal to shift responsibility for adult education programs from K-12 districts to community colleges.
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