The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced that it has selected Educational Testing Service (ETS) to administer the new high school equivalency exam in Massachusetts. This series of exams will replace the former General Education Development (GED) assessment, which is no longer offered by the GED Testing Service as of December 31, 2013.
The new exam, called HiSET, will continue to measure whether adult learners and
out-of-school youth qualify for the Massachusetts High School Equivalency Certificate,
a pivotal step for adult learners who do not possess a high school diploma, but require a certified education credential.
Read more here: http://www.doe.mass.edu/news/news.aspx?id=7937