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TASC Brochure Available

 The New York State Education Department has developed a brochure that provides essential information about the Test Assessing Secondary Completion. This exam is one way adult and out of school youth who did not complete high school can obtain a high school equivalency diploma. Go to Tasc Brochure Final Version

Learn the Address

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To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Ken Burns and PBS have launched a major national public outreach campaign in January-March, 2014 to challenge everyone across the country, especially students, to video record themselves reading or reciting the Gettysburg Address.


TASC Testing Begins

TASC test sites in New York have received testing materials and are taking applications. Preparation programs can find updated forms at

The page above is under construction and programs should check frequently for updated information.


BEST Plus is an individually administered, face-to-face oral interview designed to assess the English language proficiency of adult English language learners. BEST Plus is a combined test of listening and speaking skills that provides a short, practical test and meets the accountability needs of programs that report to the National Reporting System (NRS).



The Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) assessment was designed to provide achievement scores that are valid for most types of adult education decision-making. New York State requires administration of the TABE tests for all students seeking entry into Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) programs supported by Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 2, Welfare Education Program (WEP), Employment Preparation Education (EPE) and the Adult Literacy Education (ALE) funding for the purpose of reporting educational gain as required by the federal National Reporting System (NRS) for Adult Education.


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