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Educational and labor market performance of GED recipients

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Library of Education in [Washington D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General educational development tests,
  • High school dropouts -- Employment -- United States,
  • Education, Secondary -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesResearch synthesis
    StatementDavid Boesel, Nabeel Alsalam, Thomas M. Smith
    ContributionsAlsalam, Nabeel, Smith, Thomas M, National Library of Education (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxx, 147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13624137M
    OCLC/WorldCa40177143

    Ever since achieving a high school credential by passing the GED[R] test became widely institutionalized through adult education programs in the United States, outcomes for GED test credential recipients have continued to be of great interest to the adult education community and the general public. Very few studies of GED test credential recipients have examined the . A study used the National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor Force Experience Youth Cohort to determine the labor market consequences for young people of acquiring a General Educational Development (GED) degree in Three major consequences of receiving a GED were examined: labor force participation, employment status, and hourly wages. The analysis showed that GED recipients .

    Among the studies on labor market outcomes of GED credential recipients, the most influential was the study by Cameron and Heckman, which was based on the NLSY79 data and argued that GED. The GED is a second chance for millions of people who didn't finish high school. Each year, more than , people take the test. But critics say the GED encourages some students to drop out of school. And research shows the credential is of little value to most people who get one.

    Also for a detailed review of the literature, see D. Boesel, N. Alsalam, and T. Smith, Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients (Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Education, National Library of Education, forthcoming).   Educational and labor market performance of GED recipients, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Library of Education, Washington, DC () Google Scholar.


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Innearly three-quarters of a million high school dropouts took the General Educational Development (GED) tests. The half million individuals who passed the test accounted for approximately one-sixth of all high school diplomas issued that year.

On average, GED recipients perform as well as graduating high school seniors on the five tests constituting the by: 1. Educational and labor market performance of GED recipients. Washington, DC: National Library of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S.

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Get this from a library. Educational and labor market performance of GED recipients. [David Boesel; Nabeel Alsalam; Thomas M Smith; National Library of Education (U.S.); Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)]. Educational and labor market performance of GED recipients (OCoLC) Online version: Boesel, David.

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Innearly three-quarters of a million high school dropouts, age 16 and above, took the General Educational Development (GED) tests in pursuit of alternative secondary certification. The GED performs the following functions: stimulate human capital investment; measure and assess cognitive skills; certify dropouts with specified skill and knowledge levels; and build Cited by: An illustration of an open book.

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Full text of "ERIC ED Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients. (NLSY), Cameron and Heckman found that the GED credential recipients earned lower hourly wages and worked fewer hours than do traditional high school graduates. Inthe U.S. Department of Education published a research synthesis by Boesel, Alsalam, and Smith on educational and labor market performance of GED credential recipients.

The authors. BK Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients: Executive Summary This publication focuses on research addressing the educational and occupational experiences of adults and out-of-school youth who earn the General Educational Development (GED.

Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients. Article. Jan ; The General Educational Development (GED) Tests date fromwhen the United States Armed Forces Institute. Using NLSY97 data, Song and Patterson () examined the labor market performance of GED test passers compared with high school dropouts and high school graduates as of They found that GED test credential recipients take a middle position in average wages and hours worked, between uncredentialed dropouts and high school graduates.

Educational and labor market performance of GED recipients. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research (). Joint book reading makes for success in learning to read: A meta-analysis on intergenerational transmission of literacy.

Education, National Center for Educational Statistics, NCES Create Account. Your online GED ® account is your one-stop shop for passing the GED ® test. It’s free to set up, and you’ll find study materials, tips, and classes. You can also learn more about the test subjects and schedule your test.

Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients: Research Synthesis. Washington, DC: National Library of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, US Department of Education; Ever since achieving a high school credential by passing the GED Tests became widely institutionalized through the adult education programs in the United.

Boesel David, Alsalam Nabeel, Smith Thomas M. Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients: Research Synthesis. Washington, DC: National Library of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, US Department of Education; Cameron Stephen V, Heckman James J.

The Nonequivalence of High School Equivalents. Fig. 8 shows post-secondary educational attainment for GED recipients and high school graduates. About 40% of GED recipients enroll in a 2- or 4-year college. Nearly half drop out within the first year. Fewer than 5% earn a B.A.

degree and fewer than 10% earn an A.A. degree (associate degree typically completed in two years). National Household Education Surveys Program of Tubular Summary of Adult Education for Work-Related Purposes Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients: Executive Summary Learning to Achieve.

The GED diploma is commonly called a high school equivalency diploma, and federal, state, and local government statistics usually classify recipients of the GED diploma as high school graduates. According to surveys, GED examinees take the test primarily in order to qualify for further education and better jobs.Characteristics of GED Recipients in High School: – U.S.

Department of Education. NCES – The General Educational Development (GED) credential is often considered to be the equivalent of a high school diploma for. students who do not graduate from high school. A GED credential can expand opportunities in the labor market.The General Educational Development (GED) Tests are widely used to certify a high school level of academic knowledge and skills.

The popularity and profound influence of the GED Tests have elicited numerous studies on the outcomes of obtaining a GED credential.

Most studies on labor market outcomes for GED credential recipients have targeted specific groups for .