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Texas to End High-School Exit Exams

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Texas to End High-School Exit Exams

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Texas to End High-School Exit Exams

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The Texas legislature has voted to end one of the most controversial aspects of its school accountability system: exit-level exams that students must pass to get their high-school diplomas. The change in policy won't go into effect until 2011, so students are still required to pass to graduate.

Michael May reports from member station KUT in Austin.

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