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Say Goodbye to Exam Exemptions

By Natalie Wanasek, Current Staff

Exam exemptions are a thing of the past.

Before this year, students could skip up to two semester exams by earning an “A” average, having less than five absences, and obtaining the instructor’s signature.  It was a way to reward hard-working students, and it was a way to relieve some of the stress that goes along with exams.  After all, the very sound of the words semester exam often strikes fear and anxiety into the hearts of high school students.

So why have exemptions been abandoned?  Continue reading

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