The new law exponentially expands the reach of an earlier move by lawmakers who exempted only this year's graduating class from the exit exam.
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October 08, 2015
October 02, 2015
Translating its old graduation-test scores onto the Smarter Balanced scale revealed that the state's old diploma requirements fell far short of "college ready." But so do its new ones.
September 03, 2015
Students file suit to block the state's plan to require them to earn their diplomas by scoring well on the PARCC, the SAT or the ACT.
August 31, 2015
A new law allows thousands of students to graduate even though they didn't take the required exit exam because of a state contracting error.
August 17, 2015
Thousands of students statewide were denied diplomas because of a contracting mistake, and now find their plans for college, job training or the military in limbo.