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GED OR GRADUATE EQUIVALENCY DEGREE
An alternative degree earned instead of a high school diploma after passing the GED examination. GED programs are available to help prepare for the exam.

GREEN CARD
The immigration document that allows someone who is not a US citizen to live and work legally in the United States (see SIJS below). A green card is not actually green and is officially called a Permanent Resident Card.

GROUP HOME
A group foster care placement for young people in foster care who live in a home with foster care agency staff and go to work or school in the community.