Gov. Brown Approves Exit Exam Reprieve For 5,000 StudentsGov. 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 OK Exit-Exam Reprieve Affecting 5,000California 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.
Fewer Calif. Schools Meet Performance TargetsCalifornia 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 Students Make Progress On High School Exit ExamsCalifornia education officials are reporting a slight increase in the percentage of high school students passing the exit exam required to earn a diploma.