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Mary Rittenhouse received her GED at 76 years old. Her daughter convinced her to gain a GED.

GED testing to undergo major changes in 2014

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For years, the GED test has offered those without a high school diploma a low-cost, second chance.

But the General Educational Development test is soon to become far more difficult, more costly and administered out of town.


The clock is ticking, Community Education director Jill Dickinson reminds those who may have completed a portion of the five exams, or are considering taking them all.

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