New graduation requirements in future for high school students

Students will have to pass the PARCC test, as well as algebra 1 and 10th-grade English tests.

Students will have to pass the PARCC test, as well as algebra 1 and 10th-grade English tests. (8/4/16)

EDISON - In a few years, New Jersey high school students will have to pass the controversial PARCC test to graduate.

Students will also have to pass algebra 1 and 10th-grade English tests.

The new requirement goes into effect for the class of 2021.

Last year's results show that only 41 percent passed algebra.

Forty-four percent passed the English requirement.

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