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Zinth, Jennifer – Education Commission of the States, 2015
Until January 2014, the General Educational Development (GED) was the only option for youth and adults lacking a high school diploma, but needing a high school credential to pursue employment opportunities or postsecondary education. However, in January 2014, some states began administering one or both alternatives to the GED--the Educational…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Educational Trends, Comparative Analysis, Decision Making
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Meeker, Steven D.; Edmonson, Stacey; Fisher, Alice – International Journal on School Disaffection, 2008
This study attempts to answer the following research question: What are the factors that prevent students from completing high school? The participants in this study included 228 current and recent students from General Educational Development (GED) programs across the state of Texas. In an effort to gain a clearer picture of circumstances faced…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Focus Groups, Graduation, Pregnancy
Nolan, Robert E., Comp.; Chelesvig, Heath, Comp. – 1997
The following are among 50 papers included: "The Politics of Planning Culturally Relevant AIDS Education for African-American Women" (Archie-Booker); "Developing White Consciousness through a Transformative Learning Process" (Barlas); "Executive Businesswomen's Learning in the Context of Organizational Culture"…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning