The CAHSEE Era is Officially Over

Governor Brown has officially put an end to the California High School Exit Exam

The exam was initially launched as a graduation requirement for the class of 2006. But in 2015, it was suspended because educators said it failed to align with common core standards.

The exam faced controversy for adding another burden on students trying to graduate. Thousands of students finished all other requirements, but were denied diplomas because of the CAHSEE. With the suspension of the exam, several students who failed to pass it were able to earn their diplomas.

Now with the swoop of a pen, the exam has officially ended.

Read more at the Los Angeles Times.