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GED Testing Service, 2017
The GED® test was built from the ground up to give students a test that measures the skills they need to succeed. The test focuses on the foundational knowledge and skills needed for career- and college-readiness, so colleges and employers know that students who pass the GED® test have the skills to excel on the job or in the classroom. This…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Equivalency Tests, Test Preparation, Career Readiness
Halbert, Hannah – Policy Matters Ohio, 2016
The number of people attempting and passing the GED has plummeted. The Ohio economy is tough on low-wage workers with limited formal education. Without a high school diploma, it is virtually impossible to get a family-supporting job. But the GED has become a barricade, blocking Ohio workers from career goals, instead of a launching pad. Employers…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Barriers, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Evaluation Methods
GED Testing Service, 2016
This guide is designed to help adult educators and administrators better understand the content of the GED® test. This guide is tailored to each test subject and highlights the test's item types, assessment targets, and guidelines for how items will be scored. This 2016 edition has been updated to include the most recent information about the…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Teaching Guides, High School Equivalency Programs, Test Items
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Hart, Sheryl – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2015
For decades, the state of Arizona has used the General Educational Development (GED) Test to award the Arizona High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, as the GED Test was the only test available, recognized and accepted in the United States as the measure by which adults could demonstrate the educational attainment equivalent to high school…
Descriptors: Equivalency Tests, Educational Attainment, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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Kerr, Jon – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2015
In 2013, as new high school equivalency exams were being developed and implemented across the nation and states were deciding which test was best for their population, Washington state identified the need to adopt the most rigorous test so that preparation to take it would equip students with the skills to be able to move directly from adult…
Descriptors: Equivalency Tests, Educational Attainment, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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Panzer, Willa; Johnson, Mark; Lewis, Beth – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2015
Wisconsinites interested in pursuing a high school credential rely on the unique collaboration between the State GED Administrator at the Wisconsin Department of Instruction (DPI), the State Director of Adult Basic Education (ABE) and staff of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), and the many providers of instruction throughout the…
Descriptors: Equivalency Tests, Cooperation, State Programs, Government Role
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, 2014
The annual "Accountability Report" produced by the Council on Postsecondary Education highlights the system's performance on the state-level metrics included in "Stronger by Degrees: A Strategic Agenda for Kentucky Postsecondary and Adult Education." For each metric, we outline steps taken to improve performance, as well as…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Accountability, Public Colleges, Educational Objectives
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Smith, Regina O. – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2014
Research into the best practices for basic skills education, national bridge programs, the new GED® assessment, and accelerated developmental education indicated that contextualized instruction was most effective when preparing adult literacy students for college and work. Nevertheless, "remedial pedagogy" with a sole focus on the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Adult Literacy, Concept Mapping, Basic Skills
Rose, Mike – Phi Delta Kappan, 2013
This is an excerpt from "Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education" (The New Press, 2012). It concludes that GED programs need more resources, not less. The programs tend to be populated by low-to-modest income people who failed school the first time around and now are considered less worthy of investment. GED…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Educational Resources, Graduation Rate, Academic Standards
Martin, Vanessa; Broadus, Joseph – MDRC, 2013
Nationwide, close to 40 million adults lack a high school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) credential. About a quarter of high school freshmen do not graduate in four years, and while many high school dropouts eventually do attend GED preparation classes, too few ever pass the GED exam or go on to college. Students with only a…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Developmental Studies Programs, Health Education, Business Education
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Emerick-Brown, Dylan – Adult Learning, 2013
In the field of adult basic education, there are two strategies that have been found to be of particular value to student learning: multiple intelligences and purpose-based learning. However, putting these learning theories into practice is not always as easy as an educator might at first believe. Adult basic education teacher Dylan Emerick-Brown…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Multiple Intelligences, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Styles
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The 2012 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 48th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Definitions, Tables (Data), Longitudinal Studies
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Lockwood, Susan R.; Nally, John M.; Dowdell, John; McGlone, Jerry; Steurer, Steve – Journal of Correctional Education, 2013
In 2014, a new General Education Development (GED) assessment will be implemented. The new, more rigorous test will be aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and will use a new test delivery model-computer-based testing (CBT) to replace the paper-and-pencil examination. These two changes have important implications for correctional…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Computer Assisted Testing, Program Implementation, Correctional Education
Wahl, Ellen; Kleinbard, Peter; Reilly, Michael Chavez – Jobs for the Future, 2012
New York City's College Access and Success Initiative (CAS) focuses on improving the odds of success for young people who have graduated from failing high schools, are recent immigrants, or who have dropped out and then attained a GED. Begun in 2004, it demonstrates how colleges and community organizations can integrate education and youth…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Community Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Cooperation
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Nix, J. Vincent; Michalak, Megan B. – Journal of Adult Education, 2012
Students entering college face many obstacles to success. Students who received a General Education Development (GED) face additional barriers that must be addressed in order for success in higher education. The Successful Transitions and Retention Track Program employs a holistic approach to addressing the needs of GED holders entering college.
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Holistic Approach, College Students, Barriers
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