GED (General Education Development)

GED, or General Education Development, refers to a test in North America and Canada which certifies that a person possesses high school level academic knowledge. A GED test evaluates an individual’s knowledge in five areas: writing, mathematics, reading, science and social studies. The diploma given for successfully passing the test is also referred to as a GED, or a General Education Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma, or Graduate Equivalency Degree.

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