Gov. Brown signed legislation canceling California’s high school exit exam after 5,000 students were left in limbo because the state cancelled the July test.
Thousands of California high school students still don’t have their diplomas, after the state abruptly canceled the exit exam they were supposed to take. In San Francisco, the school district has awarded diplomas, ignoring state law.
As we continue to dig out from the great recession, studies reveal a much brighter job market for those with a college degree.
The family of Jahi McMath has convinced her Oakland school to offer her an honorary diploma moths after she was declared brain dead following complications from surgery.
The family of Jahi McMath wants her school to grant her an honorary diploma months after the teen was left on life support following complications from surgery.
High school graduation rates are hitting record highs in the Bay Area, California and across the nation. But, earning a diploma doesn’t always equal getting an education. An increasing number of students make up courses they’ve failed by taking classes online. They earn credits, but not necessarily knowledge.