- Diploma Sender (PDF)
The Colorado Department of Education uses Diploma Sender, an external internet-based service to help test takers order GED documents via email, fax and mail.
- Supporting the 2014 GED Test (PDF)
Beginning in January 2014, a new, revamped General Educational Development (GED) test will be introduced in Colorado. The GED provides an opportunity for persons who have not graduated from high school to earn a high school equivalency diploma. The 2014 GED is computer‐based and aligned to more rigorous academic standards.
- Closing Out the 2002 GED Test (PDF)
The current GED, the 2002 Series GED Test, will expire on Dec. 31, 2013, to make way for the new 2014 GED Test which begins on Jan. 2, 2014. Any 2002 Series GED tests that are incomplete will also expire. This means that anyone who has begun a 2002 Series GED Test or has an incomplete score must complete the test by Dec. 31 or the test will not count.
Graduation Guidelines / Endorsed Diploma
- Graduation Guidelines Fact Sheet(PDF)
Colorado is implementing focused, strategic improvements in education to ensure that all students are prepared for success in a globally competitive workforce. Students earning a high school diploma need to be prepared for the expectations facing them the day after graduation: proceeding to college-level classes, entering military career training or earning a self-supporting salary without need for retraining or remediation.
- Graduation Guidelines FAQ (PDF)
- Graduation Guidelines Timeline (PDF)
For more information, see the Graduation Guidelines page.
- Endorsed Diploma FAQ(PDF)