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February 21, 2018

GED Passing Rates Rise, But Fewer Students Take Exam After Redesign

Passing rates on the GED have bounced back to normal levels, four years after a major redesign of the equivalency exam caused a sharp drop.

January 04, 2018

States Explore New Routes to High School Completion Without Equivalency Exams

Illinois is making plans that would allow adults to earn high school equivalency without passing tests like the GED.

May 20, 2016

New High School Equivalency Tests Gain Ground

Competitors to the GED continue to erode its market share after it was updated to reflect the common core, and got more expensive, too.

April 22, 2016

School Board Chief in Hot Water Over Alleged GED Cheating

A Kentucky school board chief allegedly had someone else take the GED for him, in an ill-fated attempt to settle questions about his high school diploma.

January 20, 2016

GED Lowers Passing Score, Tens of Thousands More Could Receive HS Credentials

The move comes in the wake of data showing that GED-passers were doing better in college than students with high school diplomas.

January 13, 2016

New High School Equivalency Tests Make More Inroads

HiSET, one of the new alternatives to the GED, has practically pushed the GED off the landscape in Wyoming. GED test-taking has declined in other states that offer equivalency-test alternatives, too.

November 23, 2015

More States Consider Awarding Diplomas for GED Passage

The District of Columbia becomes the first to analyze the GED's rigor, and decide, based on that analysis, that students who pass it should get a high school diploma.



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