Nev. education board lowers passing grades for math proficiency

02/27/2014 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Nevada State Board of Education on Wednesday voted to lower the minimum passing score for a math-proficiency exam required for high-school graduation. The board made the move after a consensus was reached that the test is not aligned with new Common Core State Standards. Current sophomores will be the last to take the proficiency tests, which will be replaced with end-of-course exams.

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