Graduation requirements are set at a high standard along with the passing of EOIs. "The Achieving Classroom Excellence (ACE) law states that: Beginning with students entering the ninth grade in the 2008-2009 school year, every student shall demonstrate mastery of the state academic content standards in the following subject areas in order to graduate from a public high school with a standard diploma: Algebra I, English II and two of the five: Algebra II, Biology I, English II, Geometry, and United States History"(White). Within these subjects each question is scored differently depending on the difficulty level. One receives a diploma when they graduate and of course have all their credits including the passing of EOIs. If one does not pass the required amount of EOIs or for a specific subject, they will not get a diploma. An example of a test is like having a biology exam and having to answer 32 questions out of 60 to pass (Archer). There are certain goals in different subjects th...
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