Revamped GED Tests Have Some Adults Scrambling A coming revamp of tests for adults seeking a high school diploma equivalent has many scrambling to complete their test work for fear of having to start over. The General Educational Development diploma program is getting an update come January. The <a href="http://on.sctimes.com/15fbDlw" target="_blank">St. Cloud Times reported Thursday</a> that it means adults hoping to obtain the certificate must earn it by year's end or start with a new, more rigorous computerized test.
New Fitness Test Blurs Line Between Trainers And DoctorsMany people hit the gym to lose weight, but what they're doing to drop pounds is changing. At Lifetime Fitness, some are now putting themselves through tests more likely to be found in a doctor's office than a gym.
Frank & Amelia Take Intense Firefighting TestThe Minneapolis Fire Department recently accepted applications for the first time since 2006. Since then, more than 2,000 people applied. It's the first step in a process that will include a written exam, oral interview and then an intense physical fitness test.
The Wanted Play What's That Song? - Part 1We put their music love to the test when the guys were in NYC, playing a backstage game of What's That Song? Here's what happened in the first round.
Minn. Boy, 7, Takes Top Score In National TestBy age 2, he was doing multiplication. By 5, fractions. Now at 7-years-old Lex Byrne has placed first among thousands in a national test.
Dayton Signs Skills Test Requirement For Teachers Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that requires teachers to pass a skills test in order to get a Minnesota license.
National Test Shows Minn. Kids Still Above AverageNew scores on a national test of math and reading skills show Minnesota students remain above average, but several other states are pulling ahead.
Reading, 11th Grade Math Up On Minn. MCAsMinnesota students showed some progress in reading on the state's standardized tests and 11th graders did even better on the math portion, but over half still weren't considered proficient, the Minnesota Department of Education reported Wednesday.
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Minn. High Court Narrows Cameras-In-Courts TestThe Minnesota Supreme Court has added a restriction to a two-year pilot program allowing camera coverage of some trial court proceedings.
70 Percent Of Men Entering Jail Test Positive For DrugsA new federal study found that 70 percent of men being booked at the Hennepin County Jail tested positive for drugs.