High-School-Equivalency Diplomas Are on the Rise

August 04, 2000 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

High-school angst. Who needs it when you can get a diploma another way?

The number of people who earned general high-school-equivalency diplomas (G.E.D.'s) increased by 4.5 percent last year, to 526,411, largely because of new military recruiting...

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