The impact of ABS program participation on long-term GED attainment
Corporate Name: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
Publisher: U.S. Department of Education
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: December 2014
Material Type: Research/Technical Report
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 8 p.
Subjects: Adult Students; Adult Literacy; High School Equivalency Programs; Adult Basic Education
The research brief describes a longitudinal study followed 1,000 randomly selected high school dropouts from 1998-2007. The study followed both participants and nonparticipants in adult literacy programs, assessing their literacy skills and uses, along with changes in their social, educational and economic status. This brief focuses on the impact of participation on General Educational Development (GED) credential attainment.
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