​GED Discounts for DC Denizens

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​GED Discounts for DC Denizens

Sep 29, 2014

GO-GEDDERS: Forty percent of 2014 ninth-graders in Washington, D.C. aren’t expected to graduate in four years. By reducing the cost of the GED test (in partnership with the GED Testing Service), DC’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education hopes that these young adults will still be able to get a high school equivalency credential in lieu of a diploma.

Starting October 6, the city will discount the cost of the four GED subject tests from $120 to $15 for DC residents. The computer-based exam, revised significantly in 2014 for the first time since 2002, focuses on digital job skills including basic computer literacy. More from The Washington Post.

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