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Educational Level

The amount of formal education an individual has completed which is documented by the certificates or degrees or the equivalent the person has earned or the number of years of education the person has received.

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Gifted People

Individuals who have demonstrated achievement and/or potential ability in the areas of general intellectual ability, specific academic aptitude, creative or productive thinking, leadership ability, visual or performing arts and/or psychomotor ability.

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Limited French Proficiency

Individuals whose first language is other than French and who may need to learn or perfect French language skills to successfully compete in the job market and participate fully in other aspects of community life.

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School Dropouts

Students who have left school without completing their course of study and earning their diploma, degree or other certificate of graduation.

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Individuals who are enrolled in classes or courses of study in schools, colleges or universities. Included are students in the formal education system (preschool through university and beyond) as well as adults who are receiving instruction in basic academic skills, supplementing their previous education or training or exploring new interests.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.

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