Adult Basic Education and Literacy Classes: Classes are provided for adults who need basic skills instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, life skills and job readiness.
Family Literacy: These programs offer adult education and effective parenting for parents, early childhood education for their children, and parent and child together time. By learning together, families become empowered to break the cycles of under-education and poverty.
Workplace Education: Through partnerships with business and industry, customized, job-specific instructional programs are developed and taught to incumbent and underemployed workers.
English as a Second Language (ESL): These classes offer limited English speaking adults an opportunity to learn both spoken and written communication and survival skills.
Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities (LD): Adults who may have a learning or other disability receive instruction by adult educators trained in recognizing and screening for LD and in using effective teaching strategies and accommodations. Adults with documented LD may apply for accommodations on the GED Test.
Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF): Through a contract with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, local Adult Learning Centers provide assessment and literacy, basic skills and job readiness to TANF clients statewide.
Corrections Education: Adult basic education, literacy and GED preparation are provided to residents in correction facilities.
General Education Development (GED) Test Preparation: In addition to the areas listed above, adult learners receive instruction to prepare them to take the GED Test.
The 2014 GED Test Specifications
The GED Tests consist of Four content areas:
Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
Section 1 (35 minutes)
Section 2 (45 minutes)
Student Break (10 minutes)
Section 3 (60 minutes)
The time allotted for sections 1 and 3 vary slightly. but the total test time will always be 150 minutes.
Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)
Part 1-(First 5 questions) calculator not allowed
Part 2-(remaining 41 test questions) calculator allowed
As of February 21, 2014 the standard time allowance on the GED Test-Mathematical Reasoning was increased by 25 minutes.
Social Studies (90 minutes)
Section 1 (65 minutes)
Section 2 (25 minutes)
English and Spanish Students can test three times on the same subject without waiting. After the third attempt there is a 60 day waiting period before trying again.
There are seven different item types:
Paper Testing only available as an accommodation.