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Community Education

Scope Note: 
Extending existing educational resources (including those of schools, colleges, and local organizations) into the community to serve all age groups and special target groups not ordinarily served by regular educational programs (Note: Do not confuse with community-focused place-based education, for which use the Identifier "Place Based Education," coordinated as appropriate with a second Identifier "Sense of Community")
Category: Educational Levels, Degrees, and Organizations
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Use this term instead of
Community Based Education
Related Terms
Adult Education
Community Centers
Community Colleges
Community Coordination
Community Development
Community Resources
Community Schools
Community Services
Continuing Education
Extension Education
Lifelong Learning
Nonschool Educational Programs
Outreach Programs
Popular Education
Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966