California High School Exit Examination: English-Language Arts Released Test Questions

Jul. 1, 2009


All California public school students must satisfy the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) equirement, as well as all other state and local requirements, in order to receive a high school diploma.he CAHSEE is divided into two parts: English-language arts and mathematics. All questions on the AHSEE are evaluated by committees of content experts, including California educators, teachers, and dministrators, to ensure the questions’ appropriateness for measuring the designated California academic ontent standards in English-language arts and mathematics. In addition to content, all items are reviewed nd approved to ensure their adherence to the principles of fairness and to ensure no bias exists with respect o characteristics such as gender, ethnicity, and language.his document combines released test questions that have appeared on the English-language arts part of the AHSEE since the 2000–2001 school year and contains new test questions from the 2007–2008 school year. similar document for mathematics is also available.