Does a GED Really do the Job? Researchers fear that America's favorite second-chance exam may be exacerbating the dropout problem By NATHAN THORNBURGH Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2006 Subscriber content preview. Log-In Share Facebook Twitter Tumblr LinkedIn StumbleUpon Reddit Digg Mixx Del.i.cious Google+ To continue reading: Log-In Want the full story? Subscribe Now Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriberIf you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!