Latest Adult education Stories

2008-08-26 03:00:48

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 As more than 14,000 Roanoke County students head back to school today, some of their parents may be getting ready to go back to the classroom, too.

2008-08-08 09:01:20

By PHILIP WALZER NORFOLK Barbara Ciara dropped out of school in Pittsburgh when she was 13, dreaming of rock 'n' roll glory. She and a few other would-be musicians moved to New York. "Life was good for about a summer," she said Wednesday. Then the band broke up.

2008-08-07 18:01:31

By MARY MARAGHY Brazilian-born Kathia Matias of Orange Park said she went from housekeeper to bookkeeper, thanks to Barbara Shipp, a volunteer who taught her to read and speak English. Shipp provides one-on-one tutoring for adults as a volunteer of the Clay County Literacy Coalition.

2008-07-28 12:00:57

By Naeem McFadden, Florence Morning News, S.C. Jul.

2008-07-08 09:00:56

By Jessica Schonberg / jschonberg@heraldonline.com Girtus Gillispie is not your typical high school graduate. He is 22, with a job at Dunkin' Donuts and a 3-year-old son, Patrick. But adult education is not for typical high school students.

2008-06-20 09:00:39

By Maria Herne, Republican & Herald, Pottsville, Pa. Jun. 20--For many reasons, the 23 gathered at the Schuylkill Technology Center North Campus quit school when they were kids. But last night, they had a second chance as adults to honor a promise they made to themselves to do better.

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