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New “GED” Test Harder Than Regents Exam, According to Critics

New York State implemented a more rigorous high school equivalency exam to replace the General Educational Development Test (GED), which will gradually increase in difficulty until it is fully aligned to the Common Core by 2017.

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New York Becomes First State to Drop GED

This week, New York became the first state to opt out of the GED, the most widely used high-school equivalency test in the country, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Department of Education said it has offered an $8.4 million, three-year contract to McGraw-Hill Companies to develop a new exam that will replace the GED. […]

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