A - Academics:  Matrix DC Academics  program  Economists site that acquisition of the GEDincreases one’s employability. Passing the GED test gives those who do not complete high school, or who do not meet requirements for a high school diploma, more opportunity in the market. MATRIX DC has compiled high school equivalency credential resources for students and educators exploring the GED exam as a pathway to earning the High School Equivalency Diploma. This will position participants for future continuing education courses.