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Table 5.4. Types of promotion and graduation practices based on statewide exit and end-of-course exams, by state: 2013

State State has high school exit exam   State has appeals process or alternative route to diplomas for students who fail exit or end-of-course exams Exit or end-of-course exams are based on state 10th grade standards or higher State finances remediation for students failing promotion, exit, or end-of-course exams
United States1 24   23 23 16
           
Alabama Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Alaska Yes   Yes Yes No
Arizona Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Arkansas Yes   Yes No Yes
California Yes   Yes Yes Yes
           
Colorado No   No No No
Connecticut No 2 No No No
Delaware No   No No No
District of Columbia No   No No No
Florida Yes   Yes Yes Yes
           
Georgia Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Hawaii No   No No No
Idaho Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Illinois No   No No No
Indiana Yes   Yes Yes Yes
           
Iowa No   No No No
Kansas No   No No No
Kentucky No   No No No
Louisiana Yes   Yes Yes No
Maine No   No No No
           
Maryland Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Massachusetts Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Michigan No   No No No
Minnesota Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Mississippi Yes   Yes Yes Yes
           
Missouri No   No No No
Montana No   No No No
Nebraska No   No No No
Nevada Yes   Yes Yes No
New Hampshire No   No No No
           
New Jersey Yes   Yes Yes No
New Mexico Yes   Yes Yes No
New York Yes   Yes Yes No
North Carolina No   No No No
North Dakota No   No No No
           
Ohio Yes   Yes Yes No
Oklahoma Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Oregon No   No No No
Pennsylvania No   No No No
Rhode Island No 3 No No No
           
South Carolina Yes   No Yes Yes
South Dakota No   No No No
Tennessee No   No No No
Texas Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Utah No   No No No
           
Vermont No   No No No
Virginia Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Washington Yes   Yes Yes No
West Virginia No   No No No
Wisconsin No   No No No
Wyoming No   No No No
1 National total reflects the number of "Yes" responses for the column.
2 Connecticut plans to adopt exit exams beginning with the class of 2020.
3 Rhode Island plans to adopt exit exams beginning with the class of 2014.
SOURCE: Diplomas Count 2013: Second Chances, Turning Dropouts into Graduates, Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, Education Week, 2013. Data Source
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