The High School Equivalency Program (HSEP) or In-School GED Option Program is designed to provide an alternative for high school students, age 16 and over, who are at risk of not graduating from high school and earning a high school diploma.
Districts with a HSEP see Announcements on the left hand menu for the latest information and tracking sheets for the 2013-2014 school year.
2014 CBT (Computer Based Testing) Procedures for HSEP students
- After the student has registered to test at www.ged.com
- Ensure they have marked they are still in High School and are in a GED Option Program (HSEP)
- The High School will need to complete the Authorization Form and submit it back to TEA or email @ firstname.lastname@example.org
- TEA – HSEP will log into GED Manager and approve your student to test
- Typically this is done on a daily basis
- You can send a reminder email to approve your student for testing at email@example.com
- Once approved, the student can then schedule to test.
Note: HSEP students do not need the parent / guardian underage form.
HSEP Forms - Information and how to request
PEIMS Reporting - ADA Funding for HSEP Students
There will be no 2013-14 Annual Reporting for American Council on Education, GED Testing Service
Texas Education Code - Chapter §29.087
Commissioner's Rules - Chapter 89, Subchapter DD
GED Testing Home Page
American Council on Education - GED Testing Service (GEDTS)
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July 23, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has sent a letter to U.S.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan seeking an extension of the state’s waiver
from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). In the letter, he also
notified Secretary Duncan that the state would be adding an additional year to
the pilot program for the new teacher and principal evaluation and support
July 18, 2014
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has launched a
federal grant flexibility initiative aimed at
providing increased flexibility to grantees, including school districts,
charter schools, education service centers, colleges and universities and
non-profit entities that receive certain federal education grants administered
July 14, 2014
Commissioner of Education
Michael Williams today announced his appointments to a seven-member board of
managers for the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD). The board of
managers will be responsible for overseeing the management of the BISD,
including oversight of the district’s efforts to address and correct identified
deficiencies and to implement effective, structural and procedural improvement
strategies for long-term, positive change.
June 24, 2014
Texas Education Agency has advised all school districts and charters of the
summer deadlines to submit locally-assigned performance ratings. Under House Bill 5 passed last year by the 83rd Texas
Legislature, all districts are required to evaluate the district’s performance
and the performance of each campus in regard to community and student