Impact of the California High School Exit Exam on Student Preparedness

Fall
2007
Resolution Number: 
15.02
Contact: 
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Category: 
Intersegmental Issues
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, Students must receive passing scores on the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in order to graduate from high school and receive a diploma;

Whereas, Study is needed to determine whether the CAHSEE test requirement is causing unintended outcomes that result in under-prepared students entering the California Community Colleges; and

Whereas, Resolution 13.04 approved in Spring 2006 called for the studying of the impact of CAHSEE on enrollment, access, basic skills, equity, but not preparedness;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend state-sponsored and independent studies of the full impact of CAHSEE on student preparedness. MSC Disposition: Local Senates

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