Posted: Mar 23, 2010 5:15 AM by Andrea Fontenot
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.