Friday, August 15, 2014
Approximately 30 million adults in the U.S. are at the low-end of the literacy spectrum. They struggle to read a menu, a pay stub or a bus schedule, and find it challenging to do the most basic math. And for millions of adults, there’s the added challenge of not being able to speak English. In this special from WAMU's Breaking Ground series, host Kavitha Cardoza explores the challenges of America's education system and talks to people who are trying to change their lives for the better.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
A new campaign is underway to help those who have started the G.E.D. process to complete it before January when a new exam, aligned to Common Core standards, will replace the current five-part high school equivalency test.
Friday, January 06, 2012
By Patricia Willens : Editor, WNYC News
The city's consumer affairs commissioner shares tips with WNYC's Brian Lehrer on how to avoid predatory G.E.D. or vocational programs that can't offer the degrees or jobs they promise, but will help you run up your student loan bills.