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GED Incentives, Employee Tuition Discount, Employer Tax Credits - The Commonwealth of Kentucky, through a combination of tuition discounts for employees and tax breaks for employers, seeks to have more citizens earn GED certificates. To be eligible a participant must be employed full-time, have been out of secondary school for at least three years, develop and complete a learning contract and spend a minimum of five hours per seek studying for the GED. Participating employers must sign the learning contract and allow the employee a minimum of five hours per week paid release time to study for the GED in order to be eligible for the tax credit. (Kentucky Adult Education)...

Race to GED - The goal of the Race to GED program is to contribute to the economic development of the commonwealth by doubling the number of Virginians passing the General Educational Development (GED) test by December 31, 2005. The program is for individuals 18-64 years of age who show they are academically ready to prepare for and pass the English version of the GED. The classes and the instructional program are structured to achieve fast results for those learners who participate. (Virginia Department of Education, 2004)...

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