Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataZau, Andrew.Predicting success, preventing failure : an investigation of theCalifornia High School Exit Exam / Andrew C. Zau, Julian R. Betts.p. cm.ISBN: 978-1-58213-129-01. California High School Exit Exam. 2. School failure—California—Prevention. I. Betts, Julian R. II. Title.LB3060.33.C35Z38 2008373.126'209794—dc222008015682Research publications reflect the views of the authors and do notnecessarily reflect the views of the staff, officers, or Board of Directorsof the Public Policy Institute of California.Copyright © 2008 by Public Policy Institute of California All rights reservedSan Francisco, CA Short sections of text, not to exceed three paragraphs, may be quoted without written permission provided that full attribution is given tothe source and the above copyright notice is included.PPIC does not take or support positions on any ballot measure or onany local, state, or federal legislation, nor does it endorse, support, oroppose any political parties or candidates for public office.