General Education Development (GED) Test
- Beginning January 2, 2014, the test will be computer-based ONLY.
- Four content areas - literacy (reading and writing), mathematics, science, and social studies.
- The new test will also measure career and college-readiness skills.
- You can not take the test on your cell phone - students are encouraged to practice basic typing and keyboarding skills.
- Information for students: https://ged.com/
- Test FAQs
Reasons for Moving to a Computer-Based Test
- Increases equity for all test-takers with a consistent testing platform, instructions, and timing.
- Encourages the development of basic technology skills, skills that are expected in almost every career path, regardless of age.
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US Dept. of Education Office of Vocational and Adult Education Report:
"College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education,"
US Dept. of Labor Training and Employment Notice 19-12: "Information Related to the 2014 General Education Development (GED) Test Series," http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=7192