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National external diploma program (EDP)

Corporate Name: Center for Adult Learning and Education Credential, External Diploma Program

Publisher: American Council on Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1992

Distributor: Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

Source Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Room 4428

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20202-7240

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Descriptive/Project Description

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Education; Secondary Education

Abstract:
The document summarizes the features of the National External Diploma Program (EDP). EDP is an adult applied-performance, competency-based, assessment program that credentials skilled adult who have acquired their high school abilities through their life experience.

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