Testing out of high school.Testing remains hot in education policy. Students in 22 states must now pass a state exit examination in order to receive a high school diploma A high school diploma is a diploma awarded for the completion of high school. In the United States and Canada, it is considered the minimum education required for government jobs and higher education. An equivalent is the GED. . And four more states will be phasing in exit exams by 2012. Texas lawmakers, however, just recently voted to end their test requirement in 2011.
Most states require school districts to provide remediation to students who fail the exams, but these states don't don't
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Nonprofits are also called not-for-profit corporations. Nonprofit corporations are created according to state law. Center on Education Policy has found that controversy about these exams tends to settle down in the years after diplomas are first withheld. Their new report, State High School Exit Exams: A Challenging Year, underscores that exit exams remain a force in education, currently affecting two-thirds of the nation's 15 million public high school students. By 2012, the report estimates that exit exams will affect 71 percent of the nation's public high school students and 81 percent of minority high school students.
Generally, the percentage of students passing exit exams on the first try ranges from about 70 percent to 90 percent. But in most states, disparities in exam performance still persist for minority students, low-income low-in·come
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GAPS AMONG STUDENTS READING/ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS MATH PASS RATE PASS RATE PASS RATE PASS RATE FOR STATE FOR ALL FOR LOW-INCOME FOR ALL LOW-INCOME STUDENTS STUDENTS STUDENTS STUDENTS Alaska 69% 47% 72% 55% Arizona 72 54 67 50 Florida 52 35 77 65 Georgia 95 90 92 81 Minnesota 85 69 74 52 Mississippi 83 75 92 88 New Jersey 83 63 76 46 Tennessee 91 84 73 63 Source: Center for Education Policy