An Inclusive Litany

5/30/02

Florida's Palm Beach county—site of apparent confusion on the 2000 presidential ballot—unveiled a new county-wide final exam in history to ensure students have absorbed lessons about women, African-Americans, and the Holocaust. To get a passing grade, a student would have to get 23 questions right out of 100 on the multiple choice test. To earn a B, a student would have to get 39 right, and 50 correct answers gets you an A.

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