Spike In GED Sign-Ups

Kentucky has seen a spike in the number of people signing up for GED testing after Gov. Andy Beshear announced in January the fees would be waived.The governor’s office said there has been an 81% increase in the number of signups for the testing, and a 38% increase in those who have earned a GED diploma.“We removed one financial barrier to education and we are quickly seeing great results that are truly helping many Kentucky families,” Beshear said.The governor’s office said about 335,000 Kentuckians don’t have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Source: MG News

Return to News