NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The GED testing service is easing up on the rules for retaking the test to help people trying to pass before the current version expires on Dec. 31.

Normally test takers are limited to taking the GED test three times a year. But people who have taken all three versions of the GED test this year can retake the test or parts of it as long as 60 days have passed.

The GED test is being revised, and all scores will expire at the end of this year. Test takers who haven't passed every section will have to start over with the new test or the alternative high school equivalency test called HiSET.

More information is available from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development at (800) 531-1515 or .

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