Standard Adult High School Diploma Task Force

3500.3100 ISSUANCE OF GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) DIPLOMA.

Subpart 1. [Repealed, L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 39]

Subp. 2. [Repealed, L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 39]

Subp. 3. [Repealed, L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 39]

Subp. 4. General Educational Development (GED) diploma.

The commissioner of education may issue a General Educational Development (GED) diploma to a Minnesota resident 19 years of age or over who has not earned a high school diploma and who has not previously been issued a GED if:

A. the person makes written application through any of the approved GED testing centers located in Minnesota; and

B. the person obtains a minimum standard score of 410 on each of the five GED tests and an average standard score of at least 450 on all five tests or the minimum standard scores required by the GED testing service, whichever is greater.

GED tests must be administered only by official agencies established by the American Council on Education and approved by the commissioner of education.

The commissioner of education may waive the minimum age requirement if supportive evidence is provided by an employer or a recognized education or rehabilitation provider.

Statutory Authority: MS s 14.388; 120.80; 121.11

History: L 1995 1Sp3 art 16 s 13; 22 SR 2342; L 1998 c 397 art 11 s 3; L 1998 c 398 art 5 s 55; 26 SR 1716; L 2003 c 130 s 12

Posted: October 8, 2007