The revamped exam, which debuts in January, is more challenging than the old test and will now measure more skills that are needed in the modern workplace.
April 8, 2013 Stanley Jones, 16, works on a geometry lesson with Janice Peterson (not shown), academic coordinator for GED classes, at the Living Classrooms program in the District. Jones has already filed to take the GED but was working with Peterson on some of his weaker points. "I always tell her, I have got my eyes on the prize," he said. Amanda Voisard/For The Washington Post Buy Photo