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Revised GED a threat to at-risk students?

By Punky Pletan-Cross

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 13, 2014

~~<p>In January, the GED (General Education Development) a 71-year-old test many equate to a high school diploma was overhauled to align with rising high school standards and college and career readiness expectations.</p>
<p>Developers say the new exam will better prepare test takers for today's job market, but critics worry the latest modifications may further discourage dropouts from taking the test and getting back on track.</p>
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In January, the GED (General Education Development) a 71-year-old test many equate to a high school diploma was overhauled to align with rising high school standards and college and career readiness expectations.

Developers say the new exam will better prepare test takers for today's job market, but critics worry the latest modifications may further discourage dropouts from taking the test and getting back on track. Login for more...



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