ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

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The following Academic courses are designed to assist you in expanding your educational opportunities and enhance your community involvement. These courses are open entry/open exit and are subject to program eligibility requirements and space availability.
Language of Instruction
The William M. Maguy School of Education offers its High School Equivalency (HSE) program in both English and Spanish. HSE Instructors are bilingual and sufficiently qualified to teach the HSE subjects. HSE classes are equipped with English and Spanish textbooks and other supplemental materials so that students are able to receive quality instruction in the language of their choice. Please note that the requirement for this class is the HSE Practice Tests conducted by the instructor or case manager. The English as a Second Language and ESL/Citizenship programs are instructed in English and the textbooks and instructional materials are in English

 

ABE – 502   ADULT BASIC EDUCATION
Locations: Hanford, Porterville, Dinuba, Lindsay CA
Daily Schedule: Varies, contact the Education administrative office
Prerequisites: Score 235 and below on the CASAS 130 Reading and Math Appraisal
Assessment

Description: ABE classes are intended for those preparing to enter the HSE course and/or are
seeking higher literacy in the areas of basic math, English, writing, vocabulary and reading.
Instructional activities focus on the acquisition of basic literacy, work readiness and the lifelong
skills necessary to function in work, school or other situations. Classroom activities encourage
students to apply critical thinking skills in a variety of situations.
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