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 [Repealed, L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 39]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 [Repealed, L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 39]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 [Repealed, L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 39]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.
Posted: October 8, 2007
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.