High School Equivalency

What the Change in the GED® Test Scoring Means for Adult Learners

by
Leslie Holland

The GED Testing Service recently announced several changes to the GED scoring system, including reducing the passing score and adding two new performance levels to indicate college readiness.

Mullins Alternative School Continues a Legacy of Inspiration

by
Stephanie Abbott

Every alternative learning program is unique, but they all share one key thing: a staff dedicated to their learners' success.

High School Equivalency Testing: 3 Strategies to Navigate the Changing Landscape

by
Leslie Holland

Since the 2014 GED® Program went into effect, the world of adult education has expanded, shifted, and diversified to meet the challenges of a new testing landscape and alignment with College and Career Readiness Standards. We've put together three strategies to help educators navigate their students towards successful outcomes on these new high school equivalency exams.

GED®, TASC™, or HiSET®? Which one is better for you?

by
Shawna Klaehn

After significant changes were made to the GED between 2011 and 2014, the TASC and HiSET exams entered the market as alternative options for a high school equivalency credential. How do the three tests compare?

[Adult + HigherEd Learners] Slow and Steady Collaboration Toward Success

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Stephanie Abbott

Edmentum Adult + HigherEd solutions are helping to empower adult learners at Boston's 1199 SEIU Training Center to achieve their GED and post-secondary education goals.

Targeting the Constructed Response on the 2014 GED® Test

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Leslie Holland

The new 2014 version of the GED test includes constructed response items that evaluate a students' ability compose evidence-based writing on demand. Here are tips from several GED educators for preparing your students to be successful on these questions.

[GED®, TASC™, HiSET®] How to be Prepared and the National Status

by
Mandy Groen

How are states determining which of the three high school equivalency exams they will adopt?

New Adult and Higher Ed Programs and Enhancements

by
Mandy Groen

Adult and higher education institutions are key to helping adult and nontraditional learners reach their potential, and it is not always an easy job, especially on limited budgets.

GED®, TASC™, or HiSET®? What is the Difference?

by
Mandy Groen

In 2011, the American Council on Education, the creators of the GED test, teamed up with Pearson VUE to revise the test and update it for modern needs, including alignment with the Common Core State Standards.