Law repeals graduation testing requirements

    Now that testing is no longer required for Alaska high school graduates to earn a full diploma, what becomes of those who didn't complete the test while the requirement was in place?

    Now that testing is no longer required for Alaska high school graduates to earn a full diploma, what becomes of those who didn't complete the test while the requirement was in place?

    The State Department of Education announced Thursday that graduates will have to take the SAT, ACT or Work-Keys exams on their own, at a cost of 22 to 55 dollars. About 46 graduates from last year are affected, and an unknown number who graduated this spring.

    A law took effect Thursday repealing all testing requirements. the three tests had been an option for two years, since the repeal of the graduation qualifying exam.

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