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ERIC Number: EJ816763
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1063-2913
State High-School Exit Tests Do Not Improve Academic Achievement, Study Finds
Schmidt, Peter
Arts Education Policy Review, v110 n1 p27 Fall 2008
A new study has found that state requirements that students pass exit tests to graduate from high school appear to do nothing to improve achievement on federal reading and mathematics tests. The study, the results of which have been peer-reviewed and accepted for publication in the journal "Educational Policy," compared the reading and math scores of children in states with exit examinations to the scores of children elsewhere in the United States and concluded that there was no evidence that requiring passage of such tests improved academic achievement in those subject areas.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
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Language: English
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