Lucas: “I’m glad about this development”

April 22, 2013

A movement is afoot to do away with South Carolina’s exit exam for high school students and the requirement that students must pass the test as a condition for graduation. Parents, teachers, and lawmakers are among those who believe one test should no longer determine a student’s future. And Dr. Mike Lucas, Oconee Superintendent of Education, does not disagree. Lucas says it appears the days of HSAP, the High School Assessment Program, may be numbered. In his blog today, Lucas said, “We have so many tests that do not provide useful information. The state is considering replacing the HSAP exam with assessments that may be more helpful to students, schools, and districts….”

 

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