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State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Functional Literacy Exam
CODE: 3600
REPEALED: 6/2012
ADOPTION DATE:

Academic end-of-course tests will be phased in during the 2001-2002 school year to replace the(FLE) as a requirement for graduation

Students who began 9th grade in school year 1999-2000 (anticipated graduation in 2003) must pass the Functional Literacy Examination (FLE) plus the Subject Area Test in U.S. History from 1877.

Students who begin 9th grade in school year 2000-2001 (anticipated graduation in 2004) must pass the mathematics section of the FLE plus the Subject Area Tests in U.S. History from 1877 and English II (with a writing component).

Students who begin 9th grade in 2001-2002 (anticipated graduation in 2005) must pass the mathematics section of the FLE plus the Subject Area Tests in U.S. History from 1877, English II (with a writing component), and Biology I.

Students who begin 9th grade in 2002-2003 (anticipated graduation in 2006) must pass the Subject Area Tests in U.S. History from 1877, English II (with a writing component), Biology I and Algebra I. This group of students must pass all four Subject Area Tests even if they take the course(s) prior to their 9th grade year.

Students who begin 9th grade in 2003-2004 and each year thereafter (anticipated graduation in 2007 and later) must pass all required Subject Area Tests in U.S. History from 1877, English II (with a writing component), Biology I, and Algebra I even if they take the course(s) prior to their 9th grade year.

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