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Students will soon face a more difficult GED Exam

by Charla Bear, California Report | Take Two

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Administrators at the adult education center are concerned that the GED overhaul will make it harder for many test takers to complete the exam. Diane Orson/WNPR

Thousands in California are racing to get their GEDs before the high school equivalency exam goes through a major transformation.

The multi-part test will become more rigorous starting January 1, 2014,  with the goal of better preparing test-takers for college and careers. For the California Report, Charla Bear says anyone who hasn't taken the current version by the end of the year will have to start over.

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