The Los Angeles school district will make ethnic studies a graduation requirement, and the San Francisco district will aim to do the same within five years.
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Students in New York state will soon have the option to replace one of the history exams now required for graduation with a career-focused art or science exam.
September 16, 2014
The state Board of Regents considers letting students swap one of the social studies exams for a test in career-technical education or the arts.
August 05, 2014
A new study finds that boosting high school graduation requirements, alone, will not improve student outcomes.
July 09, 2014
Students in a small district near Los Angeles will soon be required to take an ethnic studies course in order to graduatea requirement some California legislators are hoping districts will adopt statewide.
June 04, 2014
A new federal report found that fewer graduates of rural schools completed a sequence of science courses than graduates of non-rural schools.
February 21, 2014
Mississippi is considering using the ACT college test as the high school exit exam for students in public schools, reports the Associated Presssomething no other state has done.
January 17, 2014
New Hampshire opts for a new high school equivalency test designed by ETS, joining a list of nine other states doing likewise.
November 13, 2013
A measure approved this week by the Wisconsin Senate would require all high school students to complete more math and science credits to graduate.
September 13, 2013
As California plans a shift to Smarter Balanced field tests, high school educators are unclear about which tests from the old system will remain in place, causing confusion as the year begins.