High school exit exam scores improve

August 24, 2010 5:45:42 PM PDT
High school exit exam test scores in basic English and math skills are up for California students and Latino and African-American students are making the most progress.

In the class of 2010, 94.5 percent of all students passed the exam, compared with 91.2 percent of the class of 2006.

The Latino passing score rose to more than 73 percent up from 61 percent in 2006.

Ninety percent of African American students passed the exam, up from 84 percent in 2006.