On June 4, the Ohio General Assembly passed the Mid-Biennium Review, which contains a variety of key education measures. This analysis, prepared by the Ohio Legislative Service Commission, includes summaries of the provisions that will become law when signed by Gov. Kasich. The column “As Reported by Conference Committee” represents the version that was passed by the General Assembly June 4.
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.