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ERIC Number: EJ427969
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-231X
Exception and Reward: The History and Social Policy Development of the GED in the U.S. and Canada.
Quigley, B. Allan
Adult Basic Education, v1 n1 p27-43 Spr 1991
Primary differences between U.S. and Canadian use of General Educational Development Tests are as follows: Canada developed French version and uses metrics in math tests; some provinces use grade-level certification, not used in the U.S.; Canadian-content social studies test was developed; most provinces/territories set uniform pass levels; and Canada administers tests centrally, whereas U.S. has nearly 3,400 testing centers. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests