"Accountability" and "exit exam" is just another word for OBE. Does everybody else recognize this? This is also headed for the workplace under "performance based everything". You replace competition in a market with a test that fails everybody. Planned economy is the same thing. Does ANYBODY know what SAT score says that you qualify for a bachelor's degree?
A senior federal official calls governor's plan for more aid, incentives and
accountability 'a bold step.' Gov. Rick Perry's proposal to increase
financial aid, require exit exams and hold colleges and universities
financially accountable for students' performance has been given a strong
endorsement by a top federal education official.