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Community Minute: Basic adult education services in Wards 5 and 8 in D.C.

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Academy of Hope is a non-profit that provides high quality adult basic education services in Wards 5 and 8 in D.C. Students at the Academy of Hope receive GED preparation, Adult Basic Education, computer training and college/career readiness in a supportive and empowering community. Learners can earn their high school diploma through the National External Diploma Program. Academy of Hope also offers a fast-track program for youth 16-21. Academy of Hope offers flexible schedules, providing classes in the mornings and evenings.

For more information, contact:
Academy of Hope
601 Edgewood St. NE, Suite 25
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 269-6623

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