You may take the GED if you are a Texas resident, you have not graduated from high school, you are not enrolled in high school AND
. You are at least 18 years old, or
. You are at least 17 years old and you have permission from your parents or guardians, or
. You are at least 16 years old and EITHER a public agency that has custody of you or supervises you under a court order recommends that you take the test OR you are enrolled in a Job Corps training program.
You can get more information about the GED at the Texas Education Agency website.
If you are pregnant and your school is pressuring you to pursue a GED, you can call the Jane’s Due Process legal hotline at 1-866-www-jane or 1-866-999-5263 for assistance.
- Can I stay in school if I’m pregnant?
- What is a GED?
- Am I allowed to play sports or take P.E. if I get pregnant?
Any other questions? Call us! 1-866-999-5263