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Adult education group helps students achieve high school diplomas

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at 3:38 p.m.

More than 30 adult students graduated with their high school diplomas this week with the help of the Kansas School for Effective Learning – known as KANSEL.

The adult education non-profit hosted its semi-annual commencement ceremony Friday evening at the Courtyard Marriott in Old Town Wichita. The graduates – including 14 Spanish GED-earners from the Wichita school district’s Multilingual Educations Services program _ earned their diplomas after passing the GED test, KANSEL officials said in a news release.

KANSEL, a GED testing center, provides GED preparation, private tutoring, basic skills and computer training, test proctoring and English as a Second Language courses. GED preparation is offered daytime and evenings at 2212 E. Central Ave. in Wichita.

For more information or to enroll in courses, call 316-263-9620 or go to www.kansel.org.

"Earning this diploma is just the first step in a student's education and career," KANSEL director Margaret Harris said in the news release. "At KANSEL, we're honored to be one of the stepping stones that helps these adults reach their career goals."

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

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