COABE, 100+ Partners Mark National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week With Call for $1B in Federal Funding

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Joined by more than 100 state, national and corporate partners, including Amazon, Google and IBM, the National Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) is intensifying its effort during National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week to secure $1 billion in federal funding to help adult education programs and their learners recover from the pandemic.

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week began Sunday and runs through Saturday, Sept. 26. During this week, COABE is spearheading a full schedule of activities designed to amplify the call on Congress to provide the additional funding and on state governors to allocate federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) stimulus funding to the adult education recovery.

The call for additional funding comes at a time when the education and skills provided by the nation’s system of adult education are needed to help reskill or upskill

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EVERFI Reveals $100 Million Commitment For Addressing Systemic Social Injustice With Free Digital Education For K-12 Schools

  • EVERFI, a leading social impact education innovator, announced a $100 million three-year commitment to build new and expand current courses that address topic areas that lead to systemic social injustice and economic disparities across the country

EVERFI, a leading social impact education innovator, announced a $100 million three-year commitment to build new and expand current courses that address topic areas that lead to systemic social injustice and economic disparities across the country. The three-year initiative — which bolsters the company’s founding mission to close education gaps that lead to long-term inequalities — is going to focus on reaching students in the most at-risk high-poverty areas of the U.S. And EVERFI will offer courses in topic areas that address 12 of the most important critical life skills in an effort to create an ecosystem of change. The company’s large catalog of digital learning content on critical life skills is and will

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Sweetwater Union High School District To Offer Free Adult Education Courses

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The Sweetwater Union High School District announced Tuesday its Adult Education Division will begin offering free career technical education courses in South Bay communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“During these unprecedented times, it is our priority to help and support our community through this global pandemic by offering free courses throughout the South Bay,” said Audrey Diedorff, a teacher in the adult and continuing education division.

According to a district statement, English as a Second Language and GED courses have always been free through the district, and adult education career training courses have historically been offered at a low cost. However, due to the global pandemic and its impact on community member jobs and finances, many students and families are experiencing difficult times and need support.

The adult education program provides adult students

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Qatar- Registration opens for adult education students

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) The School Affairs Department at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced yesterday the opening of registration for adult education students (homeschooling) for the academic year 2020/2021, through the public service portal till October 8.
Schools have been directed to review the documents of the students who registered through the public services portal. The data and documents are verified on a daily and continuous basis. The schools have been also directed to contact the homeschooling students in the adult education system registered with them in the previous academic year 2019/2020, and to register those wishing to complete their education and attendance. 
The ministry also directed the schools to contact the students registered in the electronic registration stage for the academic year 2020/2021 to bring all the necessary documents, and to approve their registration on the system after confirming the documents for registration.
The School Affairs

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Adult Education Theatre Appreciation Seminars Go Virtual

The presentations are virtual, online.

Theatre 40 is launching a shortened season of its long standing Adult Education Theatre Appreciation Seminars this month. This Semester’s theme is “THE OTHER: plays concerning the relationships with those different from ourselves”. The presentations are virtual, online.

The first play is WHITE by James Ijames, a comedy about a gay artist who feels he is being unfairly excluded from an art gallery show – and what he plans on doing about it. This play will kick off the Seminars and will be streamed virtually on Monday, September 21 at 7 PM. It features Theatre 40 actors Luise Heath, Landon Beatty, Amanda Conlon and Guest Artist, Arthur Keng. It is directed by Melanie MacQueen

The second play is DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar, a drama wherein a dinner party goes horribly wrong when the guests discuss politics. This play will be streamed on Monday, September 28

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Registration Now Open For Fall 2020 Classes With Shoreline Adult Education

September 7, 2020

(BRANFORD, CT) – Join a community of lifelong learners by enrolling in Fall 2020 classes with Shoreline Adult Education. Formerly known as ERACE, Shoreline Adult Education offers free academic programs for individuals seeking to earn their High School Diploma / GED®, practice their English language skills, or prepare for their US Citizenship test.

These classes are available to adults, aged 17 years or older, who live in Branford, North Branford, Guilford or Clinton. Individuals outside of our four town region may register for a small non-refundable fee of $50.00 per semester/$75.00 per year if space in the classroom is available. A small number of spots are available for residents of any town in our NEDP (National External Diploma Program) at no charge.

Shoreline Adult Education also offers a variety of affordable enrichment classes, which are open to individuals of any town. Taught by local instructors, programs include

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Sweetwater school district to offer free adult education courses

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The Sweetwater Union High School District’s Adult Education Division will begin offering free career technical education courses in South Bay communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, district officials said Tuesday.

“During these unprecedented times, it is our priority to help and support our community through this global pandemic by offering free courses throughout the South Bay,” said Audrey Diedorff, a teacher in the adult and continuing education division.

According to a district statement, English as a Second Language and GED courses have always been free through the district, and adult education career training courses have historically been offered at a low cost. However, due to the global pandemic and its impact on community member jobs and finances, many students and families are experiencing difficult times and need support.

The adult education program provides adult students with career and technical education, so students can enter the workforce with

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Fox Chapel Area Adult Education goes remote for fall semester

For someone who values movement as much as Pilates instructor Cara Metallo, the covid-19 pandemic has taught her a newfound appreciation for words.

Moving to an online platform for her classes forced Metallo, an O’Hara resident, to find “an eloquence and connect with students deeper in regards to goals with their health and wellness.”

Metallo will be one of more than 30 instructors who brings new skills and lessons remotely to students of Fox Chapel Area Adult Education’s (FCAAE) fall semester, which for the first time will be offered entirely online.

Registration is underway for Zoom-only courses that still will include art, finance, cooking, languages, history and exercise.

FCAAE, founded in 1963, is an outreach program of the Fox Chapel Area School District dedicated to providing enrichment classes to adults at

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Registration opens for adult education students

The School Affairs Department at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced yesterday the opening of registration for adult education students (homeschooling) for the academic year 2020/2021, through the public service portal till October 8.
Schools have been directed to review the documents of the students who registered through the public services portal. The data and documents are verified on a daily and continuous basis. The schools have been also directed to contact the homeschooling students in the adult education system registered with them in the previous academic year 2019/2020, and to register those wishing to complete their education and attendance. 
The ministry also directed the schools to contact the students registered in the electronic registration stage for the academic year 2020/2021 to bring all the necessary documents, and to approve their registration on the system after confirming the documents for registration.
The School Affairs Department at the ministry

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HanesBrands Pivots to Virtual Learning to Preserve Employee Continuing Education Program During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thousands of employees working toward high school diplomas and enrolled in college, technical and vocational programs in Central America and Caribbean

In addition to emergency production of face masks and re-opening manufacturing facilities in a safety-first manner in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, HanesBrands also has pivoted to remote learning to preserve its popular continuing education program for employees in Central America and the Caribbean.

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HanesBrands is preserving its employee continuing education program in Central America and the Caribbean during the COVID-19 pandemic by pivoting to remote learning. (Photo: Business Wire)

The program, which has helped more than 2,700 employees earn high school diplomas and nearly 200 earn college degrees, has more than 700 employees in El Salvador, Honduras and the Dominican Republic studying virtually to complete high school degrees using the public education platforms in each country.

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