This document containts important information from SBCTC about the GED testing fee increase and the upcoming change to computer-based GED tests.
Students who are prepared should be encouraged to complete the GED prior to the fee increase on 10/01/12. Student who are studying for the current GED should be encouraged to take tests before 01/01/14. As of 01/01/14, students who have not completed all five of the GED tests will have to retake all of the tests.
Below are a few samples of the library materials available on this topic. In addition to having materials on GED, the Library also has books, DVDs and videos about PRE-GED. Click on the title link for more info about the item. Ask the librarian for help in finding these and other materials!
The GED (General Educational Development) test is a group of tests developed by the American Council on Education. Passing the following five tests results is considered the equivalent of graduating from high school:
RTC offers courses in preparing for the GED tests through the Basic Studies Department. For more info, visit http://www.rtc.edu/Programs/BasicStudies/GEDPrep/
RTC also is an official GED testing center. For more info, visit http://www.rtc.edu/StudentServices/TestingCenter/