WSD - Windham School District
GED® Test Changing / Cambios en el examen para GED®
ATTENTION! GED® Test Changing!
• All public test centers in Texas began administering a new GED® on computer in January 2014.
• Correctional test centers have been given a waiver to continue administering the old GED® test on paper.
• WSD is gearing up to begin administering the new GED® test on computer. Scores from the paper-based test cannot be combined with the computer-based test.
• If you leave WSD without taking the paper-based GED®, your only option to test will be online.
If you qualify for the GED®, take the paper-based test and pass while you still have the opportunity.
ATENCIÓN! Cambios en el examen para GED®!
• Todos los centros públicos de evaluación en Texas empezaron a aplicar una nueva versión por computadora del examen para GED® a partir de Enero de 2014.
• Sin embargo, se ha hecho una excepción para los centros de evaluación dentro de la prisión para continuar aplicando la versión en papel del examen.
• El Distrito Escolar de Windham (WSD) se está preparando para poder aplicar la nueva versión en línea del examen. Las puntuaciones obtenidas en el examen en su versión en papel no podrán ser combinadas con los resultados de la versión por computadora.
• Si dejas WSD sin tomar la versión en papel del examen de GED®, la única opción que tendrás disponible es tomar la versión por computadora.
Si estás preparado para obtener tu GED®, aprovecha la oportunidad para completar el examen así como recibir tu GED® mientras está disponible para ti en su versión en papel.
Other articles that may interest you:
Former offender Granados gives hope to current students through WSD job expo - "I have been out [of prison] for five years, and it has been a very emotional day for me, coming back into a prison environment: the sights, the smells and the tattoos; it has definitely been a trip," J. Granados tells offenders while visiting the Torres Unit in Hondo, Texas. Granados has returned to prison to speak to current offenders, and he is intent on motivating others to succeed — and change.
Sen. Charles Perry speaks to graduates in Childress - Graduation speaker Sen. Charles Perry recently inspired WSD students and their visiting families at a Roach Unit commencement ceremony in Childress. He addressed graduates who had completed their High School Equivalency certificates (HSEC) and presented each one with a leather bound copy of the book "Jesus Calling".
WSD's first summer school offers reentry skills to Texas offenders - Responding to legislative leadership, the Windham School District expanded educational opportunities for offenders this July by offering summer school courses.
Legislature gives WSD authority to grant high school diplomas, credit - The 84th Texas Legislative Session voted to give Windham School District (WSD) the authority to grant Texas high school credit for certain courses offered and the authority to grant a Texas High School Diploma for those offender students who meet State requirements for graduation. This legislation was signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott on May 19, 2015.
Annual Performance Report SY15 (014-2015)
This is an exciting time to be part of Windham School District (WSD)!
We invite you to be a part of what is happening to change lives for those wanting a second chance after a past of criminal activity. Every day, more people join our efforts to change the lives of those incarcerated in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. “New teachers apply for jobs, volunteers sign up to devote time and some offer free short courses, businesses inquire about hiring students on release, and many charitable service and faith-based organizations ask to partner with WSD.” Many Texans are now interested in how they can become a part of our collective effort, making Windham’s goals part of their personal mission. We are hearing these people proudly state, “We are Windham,” expressing solidarity with our common mission to facilitate positive change.
Windham’s past performance is ranked as one of the highest in the nation among correctional educational programs, but we know we must continue to improve and challenge ourselves to deliver the best opportunities for offenders to be successful upon release back into Texas communities. Windham takes pride in past performance, but I hope you can also see our efforts to be responsive to needed changes. Our staff of highly qualified and dedicated people is rising to the challenges of educating the offender population in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. By improving educational content delivery, expanding vocational training opportunity for offenders, improving behavior and choice training for offenders, connecting with businesses who employ released offenders and continually working to improve efficiencies, Windham is providing a cost-effective intervention that helps protect all fellow Texans and lowers the cost of criminal activity to the State.
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