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Research on the Economic Impact of the GED Diploma Panel Discussion

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This panel discussion focused on the economic benefits that accrue to holders of the General Educational Development (GED) credential. It was based on a review by John Tyler of eight recent (published and working) research papers on the GED. Several of these papers were authored by John Tyler, Richard Murnane, and John Willett, researchers with the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) whose work has influenced what we know about the economic benefits of the GED.

The webcast featured:

  • Dr. John Tyler: Associate Professor of Education, Economics, and Public Policy, Education Department Chair, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Sara Fass: Teacher, Boston Day and Evening Academy, Boston, MA
  • Sue Snider: Professional Development Coordinator, Southwest Professional Development Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Moderated by Dr. David J. Rosen: Senior Associate, Newsome Associates, Boston, MA