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What if You Could Get Your High School Diploma From the Library? It's Happening in Los Angeles

Liz Dwyer

The Los Angeles Public Library's long been more than a place to check out the latest novel, but now they're officially jumping into formal education. They'll "be offering an accredited high school diploma to adult students, who will take courses online but will meet at the library for assistance and to interact with fellow adult learners." The library hopes that up to 150 high school dropouts will be able to get their lives on track and earn their GED diplomas in the first year.

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  • Tom Maybrier

    More of this! I love the idea of education expanding out of established institutions into other community centers - after all, what is a library but a monument to knowledge?