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From the ECS State Policy Database: High School--GED (General Education Development) - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

GED 21st Century Pathways Pilots Final Report - Learning Pathways Pilots was created as a rigorous, Common Core-aligned preparation for the rigorous General Educational Development test. MDRC studied implementation of Pathways in New York City and concluded, though it was implemented broadly and students saw its value, there were challenges, including a transient student population and management turnover. MDRC recommended shorter lesson sequences, out-of-classroom support and faculty input into curricula. (Elizabeth Zachry Rutschow, Amanda Grossman and Dan Cullinan, MDRC, September 2014)...

Enhancing GED Instruction to Prepare Students for College and Careers - The GED Bridge to Health and Business at La Guardia Community College program was the subject of a small, multi-year study by MDRC comparing Bridge students with those in traditional GED programs. Bridge students were more likely to finish the course, pass the exam and enroll in college. Why? Bridge instructors are full-time and don’t focus solely on passing the test. The Bridge GED curriculum incorporates areas of student interest–health care or business–students were intensively advised, and they spent more time in class. (Vanessa Martin and Joseph Broadus, MDRC, May 2013)...

Characteristics of GED Recipients in High School: 2002-06 - This Issue Brief uses the Education Longitudinal Study of2002 to compare the demographics, high school experiences, and academic achievement of 10th graders who four years later were GED recipients, high school graduates or high school dropouts. (National Center for Education Statistics, November 2011)...

2008 GED Testing Program Statistical Report - The 51st annual report provides candidate demographic and GED Tests performance statistics as well as historical information on the GED testing program. GED Testing Service, with the cooperation of jurisdictions that administer the GED Tests, is the sole source of worldwide data on the GED testing program and the adults the program serves. (General Educational Development Testing Service, July 2009)...

Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education - This Web site provides information on Georgia’s GED program, including information on eligibility, an application to take the GED test and testing centers in Georgia....


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