The Independent Regulatory Review Commission approved (3-2) on November 21 the State Board of Education’s Final-Form Chapter 4 regulations.
Below is a compilation of articles written about the vote and the controversial regulations that revise Pennsylvania’s academic standards and graduation requirements.
New Pa. education standards win approval Post-Gazette
Split Pa. panel votes to require tests to graduate The Philadelphia Inquirer
High school graduation testing requirement coming to Pennsylvania The Patriot-News
State panel OKs tougher Pa. graduation standards The Delco Times (AP)