California High School Exit Exam
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation canceling the California exit exam as a requirement for graduation this year, offering a reprieve to about 5,000 students left in limbo when the state canceled the test.
California lawmakers are moving to help about 5,000 high school students who couldn’t graduate this year because the state canceled a required exit exam.
California high school students improved their performance during the last academic year on an exit exam required for graduation, while fewer public schools at all grade levels met state and federal benchmarks that are used to evaluate how well schools educate youngsters, according to results released Thursday.
California education officials are reporting a slight increase in the percentage of high school students passing the exit exam required to earn a diploma.