Abstract

The purpose of this study was to describe characteristics of adult basic education programs for welfare recipients that reported higher than average GED rates and to identify implications for practice and program improvement. Three program characteristics were found to influence GED rates: program practices, a motivational culture, and instructional approaches.

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Common Characteristics of Adult Education Programs Reporting the Highest GED Attainment Rates for Welfare Recipients

The purpose of this study was to describe characteristics of adult basic education programs for welfare recipients that reported higher than average GED rates and to identify implications for practice and program improvement. Three program characteristics were found to influence GED rates: program practices, a motivational culture, and instructional approaches.