ERIC Number: ED417193
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
GED Items. The Newsletter of the GED Testing Service, 1997.
Hone, Lisa Richards, Ed.
GED Items, v14 n1-6 1997
This document consists of the six issues of the newsletter of the General Educational Development Testing (GED) Service published during 1997. The lead articles of the six issues are, respectively: (1) "Task Force Considers Improvements to Test Center Security Rules," by Cathy Allin discusses the implementation of a monitoring team and security program for the GED tests; (2) "Resources Now in Place To Aid Victims of 'GED for Sale' Fraudmongers," is a discussion of the steps the GED Service will take to help those who have been victimized by people promising an easy GED course with passing guaranteed; (3) "More Adults Complete GED Tests; Most Plan Further Education" observes that record numbers of adults in the United States and Canada completed the GED examinations in 1996; (4/5)"Summer Conference Focuses on Present Needs, Plans for Future Tests" discusses the GED Annual Conference; and (6) "Innovative Process Matches Innovative Spanish-Language Tests to U.S. English Standard" discusses the development of Spanish-Language versions of the GED Tests. A regular feature of this newsletter profiles people who successfully earned their equivalency diplomas. All issues contain "Teaching Tips" as part of an ongoing series for instructors. These tips focus on such topics as science, mathematics, and standards for instruction, and are designed to help instructors prepare their students for the GED examinations. Other news and notes related to high school equivalency programs are included. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, D.C. General Educational Development Testing Service.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests