Time to Abolish High School Graduation Tests (Updated February 2017)

"Time to Abolish High School Graduation Tests" explains in two pages how and why mandated high school exit tests damage students and the quality of education. These tests deny diplomas to tens of thousands of students, disproportionately children of color, immigrants or youth with special needs; they do not improve college or career prospects but feed the school-to-prison pipeline; new Common Core tests are likely to increase the dropout rate; and more.

Contains extensive references.

UPDATED February 2017


See also - Graduation Test Update: States That Recently Eliminated or Scaled Back High School Exit Exams

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