Assembly passes bill exempting students from exit exam

As reported by EdSource:

The state Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would exempt seniors in the class of 2015 from the requirement to pass the California High School Exit Exam to graduate.

In a 69­-1 vote, Assembly members showed overwhelming support for Senate Bill 725, by Sen. Loni Hancock, D­-Oakland, which proposes to waive the requirement for the class of 2015 to pass the exam to receive diplomas.

Hancock gutted and amended her bill earlier this week to fast-­track the urgency legislation following media reports about students left in limbo when the state Department of Education canceled the July administration of the exam. …

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  1. Government of the PE/Ed Unions, for the PE/Ed Unions, and by the PE/Ed Unions; and the People shall perish from the face of the Earth.

  2. Another way if you cannot pass the test that’s ok, get rid of the test and you can move forward anyway whether your are smart or not.

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