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ERIC Number: ED514568
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
MN State Profile. Minnesota: Graduation Required Assessments for Diploma (GRAD)
Center on Education Policy
This paper provides information about Minnesota's Graduation Required Assessments for Diploma (GRAD), comprehensive proficiency assessments of the skills and knowledge in mathematics, reading, and writing that are necessary for graduation. The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, Series II, into which the GRAD tests are embedded, measure competency on a larger set of Minnesota academic standards. The purpose of the exam is to determine the knowledge and skills of high school graduates relative to those needed for entry-level employment and to meet a state mandate. [For the main report, "State High School Tests: Exit Exams and Other Assessments" see ED514155.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center on Education Policy
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment