.16 Testing for Individuals Whose High School Records Are Unobtainable.

A. An applicant, high school graduate, or nongraduate whose records are unobtainable may take the GEDŽ Tests and be awarded a diploma without verification of school withdrawal required in Regulation .06C(3) of this chapter by:

(1) Making a written request to the State GEDŽ Administrator; and

(2) Providing evidence that shows attempts made to obtain official verification.

B. Based on the facts and extenuating circumstances of each case, the State GEDŽ Administrator has discretion to grant or deny requests to take the GEDŽ Tests without official verification of school withdrawal.