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Graduation Requirements Reconsidered

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Graduation Requirements Reconsidered

Graduation Requirements Reconsidered

Graduation Requirements Reconsidered

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Requirement tests that many high schools students must take to graduate are designed to prove that students are learning the same things — regardless of their school district. But with a number of students failing the exams, some state legislators are having second thoughts about the requirement. NPR's Renee Montagne talks with Jennifer Dounay, a policy analyst with the Denver-based Education Commission of the States, a non-profit educational think tank.