02/21/2012 03:35 pm ET Updated Apr 22, 2012

GED-Holders Are No Better Off Than High School Dropouts In Job Market

Every year, roughly 750,000 high school dropouts try to improve their educational and employment prospects by taking the General Educational Development test, or GED, long considered to be the equivalent of a high school diploma.

The latest research, however, shows that people with GEDs are, in fact, no better off than dropouts when it comes to their chances of getting a good job.

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