Students, others debate R.I. math graduation requirement

03/19/2013 | GoLocalProv.com (Providence, R.I.)

Students in Rhode Island must show partial proficiency in math and reading on the New England Common Assessment Program in order to graduate, but some students, parents and others are questioning whether the rule is fair, suggesting it may not accurately reflect students' knowledge. State education officials have said students will be given multiple opportunities to pass the exam, can submit scores from another approved test and can seek a waiver in some cases.

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