GED

Education
10:43 am
Mon December 23, 2013

What GED Test Takers Can Expect With the New Test

A new GED test gets rolled out in January.
Nathan Bernier, KUT News

Exams are over for most students as schools close their doors for the holidays. But the GED is being revamped Jan. 1, and testing centers around the country have seen floods of people hoping to finish the exam.

The GED has five parts, and many test-takers have completed only a portion of the exam. If they don’t complete it by the end of the year, their scores will be wiped clean and they’ll have to retake it.

The new version of the GED is expected to more rigorous – and more expensive.

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Education
1:39 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Texans Will See Big Changes to the GED Test in January

In January, Texans who drop out of school can start taking their GED test online.
Daniel Reese for KUT News

Following a national trend digitizing high school equivalency tests, Texas will only offer the GED test online come January. The State Board of Education approved some final changes to the new testing process Thursday as the state prepares for the transition.

The test will be entirely online, which means students need to be more computer literate.

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