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Adult basic education (ABE)

Parent terms: Adult education, Basic education

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Remedial or school-level education for adults, usually with an emphasis on the literacy, numeracy and social skills needed to function within the community or to gain employment.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
Programs and services that target adults functioning below the ninth grade level based on an approved assessment.
Source: DOE Virginia 2014, Virginia (USA)

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