Fewer states are requiring students to pass high school exit exams to graduate, but more states are increasing standardized testing in college- and career-readiness assessment efforts, according to a report released Thursday, the Huffington Post reports. The report by the Center on Education Policy reveals that in the 2010-11 school year, 25 states have or plan to implement policies that require students to pass end-of-grade or end-of-course exams to earn a high school diploma--a figure down from 28 the year before. Six more have or plan to implement exit exams that do not mandate a minimum passing standard...

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