Higher cost, harder questions and new skill sets have adult educators scrambling to get students through by the end of the year
Gail Elmore, an adult education teacher at Poynor, helps Randell Sims get his calculator ready to take a practice GED test Friday, May 17 at the school. Now a "paper and pencil" test that uses booklets and scantrons for its five sections, the GED will change drastically in 2014 and become computer-based.
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Florence School District 1’s Adult and Community Education Center is holding registration for a Fast Track GED class that starts Monday.
The classes will be held at Florence-Darlington Technical College in Room 5311 every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through Aug. 8, 2-4 p.m.
The class costs $30 and includes taking the final GED test, which normally costs more an $80.
The accelerated course is designed to get students ready to pass the five-part test quickly. The format of the GED test will be changing in calendar year 2014.
Registration and assessment will happen Monday, when payment is due.
For more information contact instructor Leeann Griggs at Leeann.email@example.com or 843-664-8152 ex. 46 or visit Poynor Education Center at 301 S. Dargan St.
Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2013 7:41 pm
Updated: 8:08 am, Tue May 21, 2013.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 7:41 pm.
Updated: 8:08 am.