The number of "working-age" hoosiers without high school diploma ..
Or equivalency has dropped in the past few years.
That number still sits at 476-thousand people.
The state's "department of workforce development" hopes to continue to see a decline.
The agency's "office of adult education" talked about funding for programs helping with that mission.
There are grants available for "local adult education providers."
The money helps adults earn high school-level diplomas transition to post-secondary education.
Adult ed has kind of morphed into ..
We need to provide more than just the diploma.
You know, what comes next.
Getting a job or workforce certificate that leads to getting a job.
The vigo the vigo county school corporation has an adult education program.
It serves about