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1994

Sociology

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

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Research On The Ged Credential And Its Use In Wisconsin, John Pawasarat, Lois M. Quinn Jan 1994

Research On The Ged Credential And Its Use In Wisconsin, John Pawasarat, Lois M. Quinn

ETI Publications

In 1984 the Employment and Training Institute embarked on a two-year study of the GED and its use in Wisconsin, at the request of State Superintendent Herbert J. Grover. The study explored the use of the GED credential by employers and post-secondary institutions in the state, the level of skills attained by GED holders, and the performance of GED holders in post-secondary education in the state. Some of the findings of the research were positive, some were negative. The long-term goal of the research was to help insure that high school equivalency credentials issued in Wisconsin reflect the high school ...