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  • Academic Counseling (1)
    HL-2500.0500

    Academic Counseling

    HL-2500.0500

    Programs that assist students in selecting a course of studies that is suited to their abilities, interests, future plans and general circumstances.
  • Adult Basic Education (5)
    HH-0500.0500

    Adult Basic Education

    HH-0500.0500

    Programs, usually offered by community adult schools or as evening classes at local high schools, that provide instruction in fundamental learning skills for adults who have never attended school or have interrupted formal schooling and need to raise their level of education to increase their self-confidence and/or prepare for an occupation. Emphasis is placed on basic reading, language and mathematics to strengthen functional skills in communication, computation and personal-social interaction.
  • Adult Literacy Programs (7)
    HH-4500.0500

    Adult Literacy Programs

    HH-4500.0500

    Programs offered by a variety of organizations including regular and adult schools, libraries, correctional facilities, businesses and corporations that provide reading, writing, speaking, computation and/or problem solving skills for adults who cannot read or write at a functional level with the objective of ensuring that they have the skills necessary to find and keep decent jobs, support their children's education and participate actively in civic life.
  • Alternative Education (3)
    HD-0500

    Alternative Education

    HD-0500

    Educational programs at all levels within or outside the formal education system that provide innovative and flexible instruction, curriculums, grading systems, learning environments or degree requirements, a return to traditional educational values, or other alternatives to the ordinary system of instruction.
  • Citizenship Education (3)
    HH-0500.1500

    Citizenship Education

    HH-0500.1500

    Programs that prepare individuals to take the oath of U.S. citizenship and to exercise the attendant rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Citizenship courses help immigrants develop an understanding of and appreciation for American culture, institutions and ideals; and focus on important events in U.S. history, the Constitution and its historic background, and the organization, powers and duties of federal, state and local governments.
  • Community Colleges (5)
    HD-6000.1500

    Community Colleges

    HD-6000.1500

    Public postsecondary educational institutions, commonly organized into two-year programs, which offer instruction that has been adapted in content, level and schedule to meet the needs of the community in which they are located. Community colleges (also known as junior colleges) generally offer a comprehensive curriculum which includes basic liberal arts and sciences with transfer, occupational, general education and adult education components. The program awards an Associates in Arts (A.A.) certificate to those who successfully complete the requirements.
  • Continuing Education (9)
    HH-0500.1600

    Continuing Education

    HH-0500.1600

    Programs, usually offered as adjuncts to community college, college or university programs, that provide credit-granting and/or noncredit courses for adults who are seeking specific learning experiences on a part-time or short-term basis for personal, academic or occupational development.
  • Dropout Prevention (6)
    HH-1600.1600

    Dropout Prevention

    HH-1600.1600

    Programs that develop educational strategies and practices, including special instructional methods and materials, learning activities and diagnostic and assessment procedures which encourage children and adolescents to maintain an acceptable grade point average, avoid excessive absenteeism or disruptive behaviors which put them at risk for suspension or expulsion and remain in school through completion their elementary and secondary education. Included are school-based dropout prevention and academic intervention programs which lead to improved performance in the areas of academic achievement, attendance, and discipline; and community based programs, often staffed by representatives from a variety of organizations including the school, the police, the probation department, family counseling agencies and delinquency diversion agencies, which monitor and/or investigate a young person's school attendance and jointly develop and implement interventions which encourage the young person to remain in school or to return to school if already a dropout.
  • Family Literacy Programs (6)
    HH-4500.2000

    Family Literacy Programs

    HH-4500.2000

    Programs offered by libraries, local literacy councils and other organizations that provide reading, writing and mathematics instruction which targets both parents and children. Included are Even Start programs, federally-funded intergenerational literacy programs for low-income families with children age eight or younger which integrate early childhood education, adult basic education/literacy programs, ESL, GED, and parenting education with the objective of breaking the cycle of poverty and illiteracy and providing both adults and children with essential life skills. The programs build on existing resources; focus on family/parent literacy, parenting skills and child development; and combine the efforts of a variety of local organizations including Head Start programs, libraries, literacy councils, local educational agencies, institutions of higher education and other public and nonprofit entities. Support services may include transportation, child care, nutrition assistance, meals, health care and referrals for employment services, mental health services, substance abuse and other identified needs.
  • GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction (16)
    HH-0500.2500-250

    GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction

    HH-0500.2500-250

    Programs that provide instruction for adults and eligible minors who have elected to take a series of tests which measure the extent to which they have gained the knowledge, skills and understanding ordinarily acquired through a high school education. Instruction and testing focus on writing, social studies, science, reading and mathematics. Individuals who pass the tests receive a high school equivalency certificate.
  • Homeless School Transition Programs (1)
    HH-3000

    Homeless School Transition Programs

    HH-3000

    Programs offered by schools or school districts that seek to stabilize the educational experience of homeless children by identifying a school that they will attend on a consistent basis throughout the year regardless of the family's current location and by offering the supportive services they need to succeed in their educational endeavors. Included may be transportation between specified community shelter facilities and the child's school; clothing that is appropriate for a school environment; books and other educational materials; and special classes that help the homeless child deal with issues such as personal hygiene and health care in a homeless setting. The goal of the program is to transition the child into mainstream education.
  • Homeschooling Associations (1)
    TN-1800.3000

    Homeschooling Associations

    TN-1800.3000

    Organizations whose members are parents who are currently providing a program of primary and secondary in-home instruction for their children who have affiliated for the purpose of sharing curriculum materials, information about state requirements for teaching children in the home and other educational resources. The association may also lobby on behalf of parents who want to ensure that home schooling continues to be a viable educational option.
  • Homework Help Programs (31)
    HL-8700.3000

    Homework Help Programs

    HL-8700.3000

    Programs that answer specific questions regarding grammar, mathematics or other areas of study or help students with homework assignments. Included are telephone hotlines, online assistance and in-person programs offered by the school following regularly scheduled classes or by community centers, libraries or other similar types of organizations.
  • Public Libraries (35)
    TJ-4400.6500

    Public Libraries

    TJ-4400.6500

    Libraries supported by public and/or private funds which provide general library services without charge to all residents of a given community, district or region.
  • Resource and Service Fairs (1)
    PH-6900

    Resource and Service Fairs

    PH-6900

    Programs that sponsor events which provide opportunities for veterans, homeowners, students, older adults, women, people who are homeless, people with disabilities or other groups to learn about, apply for and/or receive any of a broad range of services and supports available in their community. Exhibitors and featured services vary depending on the population targeted for attendance, but may include business, educational, health, human service and/or civic organizations that offer information and/or services related to legal issues, public assistance, basic needs (food/clothing/shelter), employment, health, mental health, housing or other issues.
  • Return to Education Support (5)
    HL-2500.7100

    Return to Education Support

    HL-2500.7100

    Programs that provide special support services for individuals, usually women or minorities, who are initiating or resuming a postsecondary course of study. Services usually include assistance with admission and registration procedures, financial aid, library materials, referral services, support groups and workshops which address a wide variety of topics including study skills.
  • School Based Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Programs (2)
    HH-7920

    School Based Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Programs

    HH-7920

    Programs, usually available within the regular high school curriculum, that provide opportunities for pregnant teens and teenage students who are parents to complete their high school education and receive diplomas. Classes which focus on child development, infant care, mother/infant nutrition and childbirth preparation are available in addition to the basic graduation requirements and academic electives. Students who are enrolled in the program may also receive nutritionally balanced meals (breakfast and lunch), prenatal care, family planning and counseling services.
  • Students (28)
    YG-8000

    Students

    YG-8000

    Individuals who are enrolled in classes or courses of study in schools, colleges or universities. Included are students in the formal education system (preschool through university and beyond) as well as adults who are receiving instruction in basic academic skills, supplementing their previous education or training or exploring new interests.
 
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