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Additional GED Class Offered at Edmond Library

In 1964, an American worker without a high school diploma earned 64 cents for every dollar earned by a worker who had graduated.  Five years ago, that 64 cents dropped to 37 cents.  An unmarried high school dropout will earn around $260,000 less over a lifetime than a person with at least a high school diploma. 

If you left school before graduation, is the time you’d append getting a GED worth a quarter of a million dollars?

Many libraries in the Metropolitan Library System offer free GED classes.  These have become so popular, Oklahoma City Community College is opening an additional GED class at the Edmond Public Library, 10 S. Boulevard.  The class will meet Monday and Thursday mornings, beginning in January, from 9:30 to 12:30 and will offer a review of math, English and social studies.  The class is free and materials are provided at no charge as well.

This is an ongoing class, meeting twice a week.  

For more information, call 341-9282 or visit our website at www.metrolibrary.org to find more GED classes near you.

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries.  Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres.  Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City.  You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org