Adults can earn high school equivalency diplomas online

Adults can earn high school equivalency diplomas online
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Adults all over Tennessee who did not graduate high school now have a way to earn their high school equivalency diploma online.

Every county offers students virtual classes to help prepare them for the test, a release stated.

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has coordinated with a statewide campaign “Learn Online. Graduate Online.” to make adult education accessible to all interested Tennesseans, according to a release.

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“There are still several adult education programs whose classrooms are closed due to COVID-19,” said Jay Baker, interim Assistant Commissioner of Adult Education.

“We want everyone interested in improving their math, literacy, and English language skills to know they never have to leave home and they can still work to change their future. And that includes earning a high school equivalency diploma—all of it can be done completely online.”

If you are interested in learning more about this program, call 1-800-531-1515, the release stated.

Once contact is made, more information will be provided about the program in their area.

“Earning a high school equivalency diploma can really change a person’s life,” Baker said. “An adult who has a diploma can earn much higher wages and unlock more opportunities for education and career advancement.”