The first G.E.D. test will take place this Thursday from 7:40 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tests will be offered each month through December.
The G.E.D. helps people earn the equivalent of a high school diploma.
Advisers say anyone can sign up to take the test.
Anyone wanting to take the G.E.D. must request approval from the G.E.D. Office in Jefferson City, MO. To do so, send a $20 money order or cashier check along with completed application to:
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102