CMC offers new pathway to high school diplomas for adults who need them
The Vail Daily published this story on Jan. 25, 2024.
By Ali Longwell, Vail Daily
It’s estimated that over 350,000 adults in Colorado do not have a high school diploma or equivalent.
It’s a fact that can limit their ability “to provide not only for their families but to the economy of the state as a result of them being unemployed or under-employed,” said Cathy Slaymaker, an adjunct faculty member at Colorado Mountain College and the lead instructor of its GED program.
While Colorado Mountain College has been offering adult education since its inception, a Senate bill signed into law last year in Colorado now allows the college to offer a high school diploma rather than an equivalency.
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