Thursday, October 24, 2019

No Waitlists for Rio Salado GED & ESL Students

Snapshot of azcentral story, photo of two young women studying.  Headline Thousands are on waitlists for adult education; Arizona hasn't increased funds since 1998.  By Lily Altavena, Arizona Republic

What is the state of adult education in Arizona?
This azcentral story by reporter Lily Altavena provides insights into adult education funding and waitlists— and the lives of students who found a pathway through Rio Salado College’s GED® Prep and English as a Second Languages classes— which do not have waitlists.

Then check out this KJZZ follow up interview between Lily Altavena and The Show’s Lauren Gilger to get additional details.

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Pictured above are Rio Salado GED Prep students Melina Gutierrez and Ruth Camacho who shared their story with reporter Lily Altavena.