adult education


Definition of adult education

Examples of adult education in a Sentence

The university offers a popular program of adult education.
Recent Examples on the Web Jefferson County school board member James Craig confirmed Tuesday that district officials want to transition the adult education program to a different community partner at the end of 2022. Olivia Krauth, The Courier-Journal, 19 July 2022 Chabad of the West Side offers youth programs, adult education courses, community holiday celebrations and other services. John Benson, cleveland, 12 Jan. 2022 Two scholarship recipients from First Literacy, a nonprofit adult education program in Boston, have added the title of college graduate to their resumes. Globe Correspondent,, 27 May 2022 Mary Fuller McChesney was teaching adult education art classes in Point Richmond, Calif., when she was forced to make a choice. New York Times, 28 June 2022 Savannah Robinson, left, teamed up with adult education program manager Irene Brady Barber during a horticultural therapy session. Nicole Cammorata,, 19 June 2022 English and adult education classes are geared toward the large portion of the population that speaks only Spanish, Viera said. Roxanne De La Rosa, The Arizona Republic, 15 May 2022 Locally, the programs are available in many San Diego Unified schools, Lakeside Middle School, Sweetwater Union High School, Sweetwater adult education and the San Diego City Library. Jan Goldsmith, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2022 Important sub-issues also include funding for adult education, childcare, and other services that help raise the bottom of the income distribution. Eric Loeb, Baltimore Sun, 18 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of adult education

1814, in the meaning defined above

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31 Jul 2022

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“Adult education.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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