I’ve never been thrilled with requiring high school exit exams, and a new study that came out this week provides even more reasons why they aren’t good ideas. I’m sharing some posts about it here, along with previous articles I’ve shared pointing out their problems. Feel free to share additional resources and thoughts:
High School Graduation Exams Are Bad For Students is by Paul Bruno.
Exit Exams Boost the School to Prison Pipeline is by Anthony Cody.
Students Who Take Tougher Graduation Exams Are More Likely To Wind Up In Jail is from The Business Insider.
Study: Exit exam doesn’t meet expectations is from The San Francisco Chronicle.
California’s Exit-Exam Policy: A Study in Inequity is from Education Week.
High school exit exam hinders female and non-white students, study says is by Stephen Krashen.
Will California Use Common Core Tests as a High School Exit Exam? is by Anthony Cody at Education Week.
Exit Exams Need Overhaul, Report Says is from Education Week.
California could drop its high school exit test is from The Sacramento Bee. The big question, of course, is if they drop it what will take its place?
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