ERIC Number: ED194585
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook for Administration of the Virginia General Educational Development Testing Program. Seventh Edition, Revised.
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Adult Education Service.
Regulations and procedures for the operation of the Virginia General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program are provided. The GED is a means for measuring an individual's educational competency, particularly the major generalizations, ideas, and intellectual skills that are the outcome of four years of high school instruction. Emphasis is on intellectual power, comprehension, and clear thinking. The GED makes it possible for individuals to qualify for college admission, meet educational requirements for employment, meet enlistment requirements for the Armed Forces, and to meet state/local licensing requirements for occupations at grade twelve levels. General information regarding the GED program is included, as are the following: state function/responsibility, official GED center requirements, local administrator of GED applications (LAGEDA) information, and a sample answer sheet. (GK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Adult Education Service.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests