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GED to get radical makeover in 2014

Higher cost, harder questions and new skill sets have adult educators scrambling to get students through by the end of the year

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Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2013 7:41 pm | Updated: 8:08 am, Tue May 21, 2013.

FLORENCE, S.C. — When Gail Elmore used to teach in high school, she always kept a copy of the GED study guide in her desk, at the ready for every student threatened to drop out saying, “I’ll just take the GED.”

“My response was always take this book home tonight, take the test in the front and tell me if you still want to go get your GED and I usually got the book back the next day,” Elmore said.

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