Abstract

This study examines the development and implementation of the General Educational Development (GED) examination in the United States. It examines the ways that the GED was initially conceptualized and how the notion of equivalence was popularized.

Keywords

History, General Educational Development (GED), adult education, testing

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Adult Education, Assessment and the Beginnings of the GED

This study examines the development and implementation of the General Educational Development (GED) examination in the United States. It examines the ways that the GED was initially conceptualized and how the notion of equivalence was popularized.