This resource from Achieve discusses graduation exams for six states: Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Ohio, New Jersey, and Texas. The authors look at their usefulness in gauging a high school student's success after high school. The study found that the exams should continue to be used to measure a high school student's knowledge, but that they should not be the only tool used.
Do Graduation Rates Measure Up? A Closer Look at State High School Exit Exams