Education A National Roundup

Exit Exams Still Required

By Linda Jacobson — April 18, 2006 1 min read

Seniors from the West Contra Costa Unified School District who have not passed California’s high school exit exam will have to keep trying if they want to earn a diploma after all. In a 4-1 vote, the board of the 35,000-student district last week defeated a proposal to allow students to graduate if they demonstrated mastery of the curriculum in other ways.