adult education


Examples of adult education in a Sentence

The university offers a popular program of adult education.
Recent Examples on the Web The state has since worked to improve the quality of instruction in adult education, including providing more training to teachers, according to Jay Baker, the assistant commissioner of adult education. Annie Waldman, ProPublica, 14 Dec. 2022 At its height, the party had more than 2,000 members in chapters across the nation, and created free school-breakfast programs, provided sickle-cell anemia testing and offered adult education. Anumita Kaur, Washington Post, 11 Aug. 2023 The adult education programs and services available at Polaris also will be presented for interested parties. cleveland, 7 Nov. 2022 The district’s central budget — the general fund — will be $12.9 billion, but separate funds contribute to the $18.8-billion figure, including for adult education, the student body fund and construction projects. Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times, 21 June 2023 The community college offers free adult education classes for those 18 and older and not required to be enrolled in high school. Thomas Goodwin Smith, Baltimore Sun, 19 June 2023 Prospective high school and adult education students, local families and community members are invited to attend the annual Polaris Community Open House from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12. Shirley MacFarland, cleveland, 6 Jan. 2023 As disconnected youth rates rise across the country, Kentucky’s largest school district plans to discontinue its adult education program after the coming school year. Olivia Krauth, The Courier-Journal, 19 July 2022 On the desolate upper floors of the mall, the landlord put in a diagnostics center run by the National Health Service, an adult education center and a co-working space. Eshe Nelson, New York Times, 12 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adult education was in 1814

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“Adult education.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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