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ERIC Number: ED510101
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct-15
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Frequently Asked Questions: Altered Plans for GED Test, 5th Edition
GED Testing Service
This paper presents a list of frequently asked questions about the 5th Edition GED (General Educational Development) Test. This paper answers the following questions: (1) With the announcement of altered plans for a 5th Edition GED Test release, will the current 2002 test series continue beyond January 1, 2012?; (2) What should I tell the public, the adult educators and testing professionals in my jurisdictions about changes to the GED testing program and changes in the 5th Edition release?; (3) What elements of the GED 20/20 Initiative will begin in 2010?; (4) Will test-takers be able to combine test scores past January 1, 2012?; (5) When will a new GED Test replace the current test series?; (6) How far in advance will jurisdictions be notified of a new test series release?; (7) How will the Computer-Based Testing (CBT) pilot jurisdictions be selected?; (8) What are the goals of the CBT pilot?; and (9) How will jurisdictions not participating in the pilot be involved or informed of the details? (Contains 2 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; High School Equivalency Programs
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, GED Testing Service
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests