On the California High School Exit Examination
RESOLVED:That the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) acknowledge and applaud the efforts of Senator Loni Hancock and Assembly Member Patrick O’Donnell, which culminated in emergency legislation, that lifted the requirement for an exit exam in English and Mathematics for California 2015 high school graduates (SB 725, Hancock. Pupil testing: high school exit examination: exemption); and be it further
RESOLVED: That the ASCSU distribute this resolution to the CSU State Government Relations Office, CSU Board of Trustees, CSU campus Presidents, CSU campus Senate Chairs, Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins, Senator Kevin de León, and Governor Edmund G. Brown, Senator Loni Hancock, Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell and State Superintendant of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson.
RATIONALE: This is the emergency legislative action that lifted the requirement for an exit exam in English and Mathematics congruent with state academic content standards for 2015 graduates since an exam testing appropriate content standards was not offered by the state.
Approved Unanimously – September 4, 2015