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New hurdle for disabled students

Original post made on Apr 8, 2008

Local educators are disappointed in new state regulations which bar students with learning disabilities from receiving high school diplomas unless they pass California's exit exam.

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Posted by A. Wayne McFarlane
a resident of another community
on Apr 8, 2008 at 8:57 am

First of all most employers are not going to look at the educcation system. They are just going to ask for a high school diploma to get any kind of job with them.
Standardize testing does not work. Look at England where they believe in it and there education system is a mess. I have to ask how do these exit exams help learning disabled students?


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Posted by A. Wayne Mcfarlane
a resident of another community
on Apr 10, 2008 at 9:12 am

I still do not have an answer to my question, "How do these exit exams help learning disabled student?"