New graduation requirements in future for high school students

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

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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