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Report Says Philadelphia’s Dropout Rate Is Down, Graduation Rate Is Up

Philadelphia’s high school graduation rate has shown gains, but it falls well short of Mayor Michael Nutter’s goal. That’s the finding of a report released Wednesday.

05/20/2015

Value of the GED

by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman In 1942, the General Educational Development exam, the GED, was devised to measure high school-level academic skills of World War II veterans who entered the service before completing high school.

07/13/2010