Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Citizens' Guide to State Services

Published by
William Francis Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth
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Education/Arts: Adult Basic Education, Literacy and GED

E4 Adult and Community Learning Services

E5 GED and High School Equivalency Testing


E4 Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS)
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906
Tel: 781-338-3850
Adult Literacy Hotline: 1-800-447-8844
Fax: 781-338-3394
www.doe.mass.edu/acls/
E-mail: acls@doe.mass.edu 

This office sponsors adult classes in basic educational skills. It oversees basic literacy services through adult secondary education, and other services related to supporting adults attaining the level of proficiency expected of a high school graduate.


E5 GED and High School Equivalency Testing
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906
Tel: 781-338-6625
www.doe.mass.edu/hse/

The GED (General Education Development test) and the High School Eqivalency HSE) testing programs offers thirty-three test centers operating statewide to serve the needs of the adult population seeking a high school credential. The GED Testing Service in Washington D.C. is responsible for developing, norming and validating the tests, and with setting the minimum scoring requirements.


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