Tags adult education

New Mexico libraries offers adult learners second chance at HS diploma

by Colin Wood

A new partnership with the edtech company Gale allows New Mexico students 19 years and older to earn their high school diplomas through their local library.

Ed. Department names 95 finalists in pre-apprenticeship program

by Colin Wood

A competition to encourage more colleges and agencies to develop adult education programs will award up to $750,000 in prizes later this year.

Demand for cybersecurity training grew during pandemic, says National Cybersecurity Center

by Betsy Foresman

The National Cybersecurity Center is training adult learners interested in changing careers and filling a gaping workforce gap.

Governors are putting greater support behind education at every age level

by Ryan Johnston

The 39 governors elected in states and territories last November represent a wave of education reform and prioritization, according to the National Governors Association. Speaking at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, last week, NGA’s lead education policy director, Seth Gerson, described the new class of governors as uniquely education-focused, whether it be on early-childhood education or workforce growth. Education was once an optional campaign platform, like urban…