State-Approved Changes Set for High School Equivalency Test

The Department of Education will offer a new high school equivalency test in place of the GED. The Vineyard high school, which has administered the test since the 1970s, is preparing for the changes.

County to Offer Training Class for Students Seeking the GED

County to Offer Training Class for Students Seeking the GED

By ALEXIS TONTI

Following the recent elimination of an established general education diploma (GED) preparatory program on the Island, the Dukes County sheriff's department announced that it will sponsor GED classes for Vineyard residents.

High School Eliminates GED Program

Low enrollment numbers coupled with strict state guidelines have forced the Martha's Vineyard Adult Learning Partnership to scrap its general education diploma (GED) classes which typically start up in September.

The decision leaves the Vineyard with no option for people needing preparation for the high school equivalency diploma - unless you're an inmate at the county jail.