Maine picks new high-school equivalency exam

09/14/2013 | Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Maine is among seven states adopting Educational Testing Services' High School Equivalency Test, rather than continuing to administer the decades-old GED. Among the reasons for the change -- to take effect in January -- are the GED's switch to a computer-only format and its increased cost of $80 per student, compared with the $50 fee for the new test. In addition, the new test will be aligned gradually to Common Core State Standards, Amy Riker of ETS said.

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