Employment and Jobs

Number of GEDWorks Graduates Surpasses 2,000

November 2, 2017  • UpSkill America

UpSkill America is an employer-led movement to expand opportunity for America’s workers and allow our economy and communities to thrive. As part of our mission to advance the upskilling movement, we are pleased to share the following news featuring one of our partners.

Today GED Testing Service announced that more than 2,000 students have now earned their GED credential through participation in the GEDWorks program. This employer-sponsored program helps students complete requirements for their high school equivalency credential at no cost to the student. GEDWorks has a rapidly expanding group of employers currently including KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Walmart, Royal Cup, Scholastic, Sheetz and Southeastern Grocers—parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harvey’s and Winn-Dixie. Click here to learn more.

Walmart and Walmart.org are supporters of UpSkill America, an initiative of the Economic Opportunities Program.


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