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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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New York Rethinks Juvenile Justice

Under a new proposal, New York City kids who are incarcerated would no longer serve their sentences upstate. The goal is to keep them closer to their families and communities.

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