the Daily Breeze | From staff reports
Posted: 10/26/2009 07:50:12 AM | EXPLORE test tries to assess education paths for students: Los Angeles Unified School District announced that about 50,000 eighth graders will take a college assessment test today and on Nov. 13.
The EXPLORE College Readiness assessment is designed to assist students in looking at future career and educational options. It is also designed to improve student counseling.
The assessment is based on eighth- and ninth-grade level English, math, reading and science. It includes questions designed to match student interests with careers. Schools are expected to receive student results within six weeks.