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High School Equivalency/Test Assissing Secondary Completion HSE/TASCâ„¢

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NYS Department of Education (SED)


New York State has selected a new high school equivalency test called the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC™) to replace the General Educational Development (GED®) as the primary pathway to a New York State High School Equivalency Diploma effective January 2, 2014. The test is available to adults who did not graduate from high school or whose diplomas may not be recognized by New York State. The NYS Education Department website provides information about the test content, application process, and HSE/TASC™ testing center locations.

Test offered in French and Spanish.

Age Eligibility

Ages 19+ (Ages 16-18 may be eligible if they meet other requirements).

Other Eligibility

Non-graduation from high school; NYS residency - Must have lived in NYS for a least one month (Additional Forms Required)



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