More Than 90 Percent Of Black And Latino Students Pass California High School Exam

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For the first time, more than 90 percent of California's black and Latino students passed both the English and math portions of the high school exit exam by May of their senior year, according to new data released Wednesday.

The milestone comes five years after California started requiring students to pass the controversial test -- a breeze for most seniors, a burden for many traditionally left behind -- before they can graduate.

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