New York experience shows Common Core tests can come at a cost for underprivileged students is the headline of a new Hechinger Report article, and I sure hope a lot of California policy-makers read it.

Here’s an excerpt:


Pass that exam will soon be required in order to graduate from high school in New York.

As state legislators discuss a replacement for the now-defunct California High School Exit Exam (see The Best Posts & Articles About Why High School Exit Exams Might Not Be A Good Idea), which has included mentions of putting test requirements in place that sound suspiciously like New York’s, let’s keep this new data very, very visible…..