So You Want a GED? Estimating the Impact of the GED on the Earnings of Dropouts Who Seek the Credential

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This research estimates the impact of the GED on the earnings of high school dropouts who seek the credential, using a unique data set and employing several different types of estimation methods. Although the study’s results may not apply to the random dropout, they can inform both policy and practice because they apply to dropouts currently served by GED programs.

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