Adult Basic Education


Overview

Adult Basic Education (ABE) in Nevada is provided through local programs funded by the Nevada Department of Education. Students are eligible to participate in adult education if 18 years old or over or at least 16 years old and not subject to compulsory attendance; who are in need of basic math, reading, or language skills, a high school diploma or equivalency, and/or English literacy skills. ABE programs are located throughout the state and provide such services as literacy and basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language classes, programs to prepare learners to enter the workforce, preparation to successfully pass the high school equivalency (HSE) Test, and advancement to higher education.