A new study finds that boosting high school graduation requirements, alone, will not improve student outcomes.
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August 05, 2014
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.
August 19, 2013
Idaho officials are advancing a plan to award students a math or science credit for completing computer science and engineering courses.
July 03, 2013
North Carolina is moving away from the traditional high school math pathway to require that students complete integrated courses in the discipline.
June 10, 2013
Republican Gov. Rick Perry of Texas today signed legislation to rewrite state graduation requirements, reducing from 15 to five the number of end-of-course exams students must pass to earn a high school diploma.