High School Equivalency Test Gets a Makeover

Adams, Caralee
June 2013
Education Week;6/6/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 34, p8
The article discusses changes to the General Educational Development (GED) test, a U.S. high school equivalency test, particularly commenting on the decision to computerize the examination. It addresses aligning the test with the modern high school curriculum which focuses on college and career readiness and conforms to standards outlined by the Common Core State Standards. It notes the increased cost of the test.


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