Many districts are receiving communication from families refusing their children’s participation in state tests this spring. The department encourages schools to talk with families about their concerns regarding testing.
Effective April 14, 2014, Ohio will transition its GED® credentialing process from the issuance of paper transcripts and GED® diplomas to a paperless electronic transcript system. As with any new process, there will be changes and questions. This FAQ will assist adult education administrators to prepare for this change.
Ohio's GED Voucher Program for Career-Technical Planning Districts Webinar
How do GED students apply for test vouchers and schedule to take on-line assessments? How should Career-Technical Planning Districts serve potential test takers in their areas? What role does the state GED office play in the new on-line fee reimbursement for first-time test takers? These questions are among those posed and answered during a January 2014 Webinar conducted by the Ohio Department of Education. The one-hour, recorded Webinar is available here.
The Reimbursement Process for the 2014 Computer Based GED Test is now in place.
The current 2002 series is scheduled to end on Dec. 31, 2013. If you have not passed one or more parts of the 2002 series, beginning Jan. 1, 2014, you will need to take the entire test and pass to receive your GED®. Prior scores will not be counted. The cost of the GED® test in 2014 is $120.