COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 12
January 19, 1996

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM:
 
William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:
 
Continuation of General Educational Development 
(GED) Testing for Certain In-School Students

 
  The use of the GED with in-school students enrolled in
  alternative education programs has been continued until
  further notice. The requirements remain as published in
  Superintendent's Informational Memo #5, January 13, l995.  
  
  The Commission on Credit and Credentials of the American
  Council on Education is reviewing the program, and will
  announce new requirements for state participation later in the
  year.
  
  Questions should be addressed to Patricia Ta'ani, Adult
  Education, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120,
  Richmond, VA 23218-2120, (804) 371-2333.
  
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