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Grading the Use of Graduation Exams

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Grading the Use of Graduation Exams

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Grading the Use of Graduation Exams

Grading the Use of Graduation Exams

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This week, high school seniors in California got a last chance to pass that state's first graduation test. By one estimate, at least 40,000 are expected to fail. More and more states require a high school exit exam. Guests examine whether these tests make the grade.

Guests:

Elaine Korry, NPR reporter

Jay Greene, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Monty Neill, executive director of FairTest, the National Center for Fair and Open Testing in Cambridge, Mass.