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California Adult Schools: Learning for Life

Do you need a job? Do you need a better job? Has the lack of a high school diploma or GED certificate held you back? We can help.

Through a vast array of programs and courses, most of them offered free or at very low cost, California Adult Schools assist all adults—including parents, older adults, disabled adults, and recent immigrants—deal with the complexities of life in California. Our system of nearly 400 schools makes it convenient and affordable for all students to reach their educational, training, career and personal goals.

School Spotlight

Many States Consider Alternatives to the GED and California May Follow

 The newly-released, computerized GED test is not finding favor in every state. California still offers the GED exclusively, but this March, the California Department of Education will begin to consider whether to only offer the updated GED, a different test, or a slate of exams.


School Spotlight

Legislative Updates


The past months have brought a steady stream of news from the state legislature, including the failure of SB 173 to pass in the state legislature and the passing of SB 91 to help mitigate the losses. The battle continues, and California Adult Education continues to need as much support as possible.