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Rae Smith presented with 2019 GED Administrator of the Year Award during national conference

Kentucky Skills U, an agency within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, has announced that Rae Smith was named the 2019 GED Administrator of the Year during the GED Testing Service Annual Conference July 24-26 in Chicago. The GED Administrator of the Year recognizes administrators that have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the GED test program. Each year the...

New adult education profiles report shows benefits of Kentuckians earning GED diplomas

A new report shows the benefits of Kentuckians earning GED diplomas, including increased enrollment in postsecondary education. According to the Kentucky Adult Education County Profiles Report, produced by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), of the 22,942 Kentucky GED graduates from fiscal years 2009 to 2011 (followed through fiscal year 2014), 8,455, or 37 percent,...

GED tests given free mid-May to end of July; tests will change with new year, 2014

The GED test will be free in Kentucky May 15–July 31.   Kentuckians taking the test during that time frame will not have to pay the usual test fee, which will be paid by Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education.   “Our message is don’t wait until later in the year to start work on your GED,” said Reecie Stagnolia, vice president, Kentucky Adult Education....