California Ends Test Some Need to Get Into College

August 13, 2015

California lawmakers decided to take a hiatus from requiring an exit exam to earn a high school diploma, so for the next few years, it's not essential. But for this spring's class of high school graduates, it remains a requirement, and some college admission offers are contingent on passing the exam. But as The San Francisco Chronicle reported, California officials decided to call off the July administration of the exam. The problem is that thousands of students who took the test before and failed at least part of it are now in limbo. In one case noted in the article, an admission offer was rescinded.

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