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2014-03-13 16:31:51

GED Ready: The Official Practice Test provides same-day scores, personal study recommendations, and indicates a student's likelihood to pass the real test WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New GED Testing Service data has found that 95 percent of students who take GED Ready: The Official Practice Test and score in the Likely to Pass level go on to pass the real test. GED Ready, which is available online in English and Spanish through MyGED at GED.com, provides students with...

2014-02-18 23:04:08

Updated print and digital content to align with the new 2014 GED® Test Albany, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 On January 2, 2014, GED® Testing Service announced the release of their new test as well as a revamp of their GED® testing program last updated in 2002. According to the GED® test-makers, “The GED® Test was developed to measure high-school equivalency and to provide information about a test-taker’s college and career readiness. The test measures...

2014-01-23 12:32:38

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Good Neighbor Initiative (GNI) released a new curriculum this month for GED preparation classes to accommodate and serve those looking to take the new GED exam. The GED exam introduced a new format and content at the beginning of the year to better match Common Core standards. With the launch of the new exam,...

2014-01-07 08:37:37

After "graduating" from foster care into the Children's Home Society of Florida, formerly homeless young woman finally earns her high school diploma through innovative online program with Smart Horizons Career Online Education. PENSACOLA, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nafissatou "Nafi" Jean has always loved children. Her desire to help them prompted her to set her career sights on becoming a pediatrician. Growing up in foster care, Nafi knew firsthand the importance of...

2013-12-31 23:03:14

Gedforfree.com to expand their online course to help students prepare and succeed for the GED® Test, HiSET® Exam, and TASC™ Exam in 2014 ...and well beyond. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 As 2013 is quickly coming to a close, there has never been a more important time for GED® test takers to further their education and educate themselves about the changes they will be facing with the GED® test in 2014. As the U.S. Department of Education is trying to get...

2013-12-20 23:02:50

eReflect recently announced that computer skills are now required for the newly revised General Education Development (GED) exams. Computer literacy can advance a person's career and further education potential substantially, eReflect emphasized. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 GED exams have undergone core changes, one of the most prominent being the need for computer literacy, eReflect revealed today. The new GED exams are now capable of helping prepare people to get...

2013-12-02 23:23:45

150 female grade 10 students from across Eastern Ontario traveled to the historic campus for a hands-on introduction to three skilled trades. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 During the week of November 18 to 22, 2013, the University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus, hosted a series of workshops designed to encourage female high school students to consider a career in the skilled trades. Each day of the week, school buses converged on the historic campus carrying grade 10 girls interested in...

2013-08-07 16:29:52

Current Students Must Complete Test by the End of December 2013 HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the current version of the GED exam, 2002 Series GED test, will expire on Dec. 31, 2013, and will be replaced with the new 2014 Series GED test beginning Jan. 2, 2014. Those who have started the 2002 Series GED test but have not completed all five parts have until Dec. 31, 2013, to pass any remaining...

2013-07-01 12:23:40

Common Core Achieve(TM) tailors study experience to students' knowledge and skill levels, helping students prepare for any high school equivalency test NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced the launch of Common Core Achieve, the first fully adaptive study program for adult learners who are preparing to take high school equivalency tests. Common Core Achieve, which supports any high school equivalency test on the market, builds directly on...

2013-06-24 16:28:33

RICHMOND, BC, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX:CYT) today announced changes to its Board of Directors with the appointment of Jill Leversage and the resignation of Giorgio Caputo. "I would like to welcome Ms. Leversage who brings extensive financial and industry experience to the board," said Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer Les Lederer. "We thank Mr. Caputo for his support during Catalyst's reorganization and his contribution to the...