Program helps adults in East Tennessee get high school equivalency diplomas

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Since February, 2023, the Knoxville Area Urban League has been partnered with an adult education program in East Tennessee. The free program offers classes and tests to any adult looking to receive a high school equivalency diploma.

“This, along with other programs we provide, is one of the ways we look at empowering our community,” Knoxville Area Urban League President Dr. Charles Lomax said. “Education is the silver bullet and we’re wanting to make sure we have a community of individuals that are equipped to go out into the workforce and to earn better wages and to be able to have what they need in order to thrive and be successful.”

 

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