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2014-04-08 23:01:23

Educational development company Wil-Do uses interactive technology to engage students. HACKENSACK, N.J (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Going beyond traditional GED test preparation courses, the educational entrepreneurs behind New Jersey-based educational development company Wil-Do, Inc., were determined to create a more natural method for students to learn material for their adult high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) test. Utilizing interactive technology and video, the...

2014-04-08 08:39:12

New Common-Core aligned test provides affordable option for more than 140,000 annual test takers in seven states SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Education has announced that they have selected CTB/McGraw-Hill's TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion(TM)) test as a state-approved assessment leading to a high school equivalency certificate. The decision is the latest development in an ongoing movement by states across the country to identify...

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...

2014-03-07 16:21:50

NATICK, Mass., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deborah Ellinger, CEO of The Princeton Review, offers the following statement regarding the College Board's March 5 announcement of its plans to redesign the SAT( ®): "I'm glad that the College Board has acknowledged the importance of prepping for the SAT, and I applaud Sal Khan, a former Princeton Review Teacher of the Year, for making test prep material available free through Khan Academy. We believe all students should have access to...

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,...

2014-01-16 23:28:16

Use Your Self Advocacy Skills to Help Make the Right Decision Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 As college acceptance notices begin arriving, high school seniors must decide which school they will attend. This task can be especially challenging for learning disabled students, who may need more information than others to make good decisions. We know that colleges have flexibility in determining the support services they will provide to students who have disclosed their disability. So,...

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...


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