California High School Exit Exam no longer a barrier for Class of 2015 graduates 

Thousands of students that had been unable to graduate due to the cancellation of the July California High School Exit exam are now exempt from that requirement. 

high school diploma and hatYesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 725, that states the “high school exit examination shall not be required as a condition of receiving a diploma of graduation or a condition of graduation from high school for a pupil completing grade 12 in 2015 and who has met all other high school graduation requirements.”

The bill takes effect immediately.

You can read commentary on EdSource by Jack O’Connell, former State Superintendent of Public Instruction who authored SB2-Xi in 1999, the legislation that created the CAHSEE requirement.