The GED is a necessary fall-back for many students who find themselves slipping in a high school setting, or for parents who never graduated and want to better their family's livelihood. But a price hike and format change to the GED puts that at risk.
Some immigrants from Mexico don't speak Spanish or English but native languages. Juan Castillo helps them learn.
Amid all the buzz on education reform, the Seventh Day Adventist school system might seem an unexpected place to look for models in improving student achievement. But by educating mind, body, and spirit, Adventist schools outperform the national average across all demographics.
Poor job market motivates many to earn their high school equivalency certificate.
US Education Secretary Margaret Spellings pushes a uniform system to calculate and report rates.
The case against the Palm Beach County district aims to clarify its duty to keep more kids in school.