Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Adult Education

Kentucky Adult Education coordinates programs for adult learners including the GED, adult literacy, workforce development, assessment, English as a second language training, and other educational services which are not part of the postsecondary system.

Tables & Reports
Technical Definitions
  • General Education Development (GED): Exam series that, upon completion, is considered to be equivalent to a high school diploma.

  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): IPEDS consists of institution-level data that can be used to describe trends in postsecondary education at the institution, state and/or national levels. It is a single, comprehensive system that encompasses all identified institutions whose primary purpose is to provide postsecondary education.

  • Transition: This term generally refers to the successful movement from adult education programs (primarily GED) to postsecondary study.



Last Updated 10/7/2014