Nev. board lowers passing grade for proficiency exams ahead of new tests

01/31/2014 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada will phase out four proficiency exams in reading, writing, math and science as they introduce end-of-course exams. Under the schedule adopted by the state's Board of Education, freshmen and those in classes to follow will take the new exams, while older students will adhere to previous graduation standards. The board also voted to lower the standard for passing math exams.

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