To date, 24 states have established—or are in the process of setting up— statewide exit exams or, alternatively, end-of-course exams that high school students are required to pass before they graduate. This map shows the 18 states that currently have the exams in place for students who want to graduate in the class of 2003, and the six states that are in the process of phasing in such tests.
Source: Education Week staff research
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