State Assembly passes exit exam waiver, bill heading to Senate
In an emergency vote yesterday, the state Assembly passed a bill that exempts 2015 high school seniors from passing the California High School Exit Exam, enabling them to graduate. The bill now goes to the Senate, which will take it up Monday as the body is not in session today. If it passes there, it will...
By Elizabeth Weise | August 21, 2015 8:59 am
Hundreds of LAUSD seniors can’t take exit exam to graduate
An estimated 400 LA Unified seniors without their high school diplomas this summer may have already graduated … or they may not have, and there is nothing they can do about it at the moment. The state’s decision to suspend the July California High School Exit Exam (CASHEE) while the state Legislature debates its future...
By Craig Clough | July 7, 2015 11:41 am
State Senate votes to end California high school exit test
The last test for California high school seniors is one step closer to elimination. Maybe. The state Senate voted yesterday to suspend the California High School Exit Exam for three years, starting in 2016-17 through 2018-19, and lift the requirement for all high school students to pass the test as a condition for graduation. Carol...
By Vanessa Romo | June 3, 2015 1:16 pm
Morning Read: A Tale of Two Headlines
• A tale of two headlines: Results of the California High School Exit Exam were released yesterday, and for LAUSD there’s good news and bad news, reflected in two headlines: The LA Times has it like this: “Two-thirds of sophomores pass exit exam, a record high for LAUSD”. Wonderful news! But the Daily News says: “LAUSD trails...
By Hillel Aron | August 23, 2012 4:57 pm