High School Exit Exam

Daniel Weintraub, a reporter for the Sacramento
has a blog named California
that keeps tabs on what is happening in our state capitol.

he wrote
that a recent
on the state required High School Exit Exam generated a lot of email. His
blog entry comments on one of those emails from a profressor of education at a state
university who opposes the exit exam. I’ll spoil the ending of the blog entry with
the following quote.

The fact that it’s controversial to require students
to speak, read and write English before graduating from high school shows just how
dysfunctional our education system has become.

the entry