|Cost of GED expected to triple in ’14|
|Written by Stacy Taff|
|Friday, February 15, 2013 2:05 PM|
“The classes are free but right now you pay $40 for the test,” she said. “In August, it will go from being pencil and paper to being all on computer. They’re estimating the new price will be around $120 because now we’ll have to pay for software updates and everything else.”
The registration deadline for the old test is Aug. 9. The new computer-based GED test will be initiated Jan. 1, 2014.
“You have to be an adult. We do take 16-18-year-olds but there’s a lot of extra paperwork,” Ricker said. “Most of the time our students are people who didn’t finish high school or those who have been out of high school for a while and would like to pursue a four-year degree but need a refresher to build their skills up first.”
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