2014 New GED Test
The GED test is being completed revamped and will have a new look and feel starting in 2014. The American Council of Education, which administers the GED is partnering with Pearson Media Company. This partnership will allow the GED exam strictly a computer-based test. California, Florida, Texas, and Georgia will be the first states that will implement the computer-based exam across their GED testing centers.
Individuals that pass the GED will also receive additional, “Transition.” network support to help them in their journey to find a career and post-secondary education opportunities. This network is expected to include a portal or personal counseling to assist in the decision to go on in higher education or to go directly into a career.
These additional resources will be implemented to assist individuals will provide additional support to obtaining their goals. Currently, many students lack the resources needed to make a sound decision once they obtain their GED.
Prior to the announcement of the new GED Test being established in 2014, there have been a total of 4 revisions of the exam:
The current 2002 GED Test series will continue until the 2014 Test series are rolled-out across all GED testing centers.
The release of a new GED Test will be built upon college and career-ready content, which will be aligned with the Common Core National Standards introduced by the National Governor’s Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers.