The state Board of Education today approved changes in the Keystone Exams, which are end-of-course tests that will be required for high school graduation.
The plan approved in 2010 called for developing 10 Keystone Exams in various disciplines, with students having to meet the standards in six disciplines. The first class to be affected would have been the Class of 2015.
The new plan calls for five Keystone Exams to be phased in gradually.
Click here to read the full article by Eleanor Chute published in The Pittsburgh Post- Gazette (May 10, 2012).