ERIC Number: ED399400
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Who Took the GED? GED 1995 Statistical Report.
Baldwin, Janet, Ed.
This annual statistical report profiles General Educational Development (GED) Test takers in 1995. At the beginning of the report are the following: an introduction to the GED testing service, the Center for Adult Learning and Educational Credentials, and the American Council on Education; a description of how the data were gathered; suggestions for using the report; and 1995 statistical report highlights. The data presented in Tables 1-13 provide summary information about those who take the GED Tests and the jurisdictions that administer them. Most tables summarize information for the United States and Territories, Canada, GED Testing Service, and Program Total. Information can be compared across categories, jurisdictions, and years. Each table is arranged to provide data within the following umbrella topics: percent changes from 1994-95 (Table 1); number tested, number completing tests, and number meeting score requirements (Table 2); people tested and credentials issued by age groups (Tables 3-4); special test editions and testing accommodations (Tables 5-6); formal education and future plans (Tables 7-8); trends in participation and in credentialing (Tables 9 and 11); participation and credentialing rates (Table 10); and minimum score requirements and testing policies (Tables 12-13). The names, addresses, and phone numbers of the GED Administrators and participating jurisdictions are provided. A list of the GED administrators for each state and a list of selected publications are appended. Contains 13 figures. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Certificates, Educational Research, High School Equivalency Programs, Scores, Standardized Tests, Student Certification, Test Results, Testing Accommodations, Testing Programs
GED Fulfillment Service, P.O. Box 261, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. GED Testing Service.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests