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Standardized tests begin today

5 years ago March 23, 2010 Mar 23, 2010 Tuesday, March 23 2010 Tuesday, March 23, 2010 4:15:16 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Today fourth- and eight-grade students at public schools in Louisiana start taking the LEAP test.

It determines whether they are promoted to the next grade level.

Students in grades ten and eleven must pass Louisiana's Graduation Exit Examination to earn a high school diploma.

Students in third, fifth, sixth, seventh and ninth grades take the Integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program test, which is designed to measure student progress.

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