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State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: FLE
CODE: 7602
REPEALED: 5/2010
REVISION: October 24,1997

Pupils who have reached the level of eligibility to take the FLE and who do not make passing scores are eligible to retake the test as long as they are enrolled in the public schools of Mississippi. Pupils who are no longer enrolled in the public schools of Mississippi will remain eligible to retake the test through a period of three consecutive annual administrations of the FLE.

Students that are required to pass all three sections of the FLE (reading, mathematics, and written communication) as a part of their graduation requirements can participate in FLE test administrations through the 2005-06 school year. After the 2005-06 school year, these students can meet the graduation requirement by passing the Algebra I and English II Subject Area Tests.

  • A student that has not met the FLE mathematics passing score can meet the requirement by passing the Algebra I test.

  • A student that has not met the FLE reading requirement can meet the requirement by passing the English II Multiple-Choice test.

  • A student that has not met the FLE written communication requirement can meet the requirement by passing the English II Informative Writing assessment.

Students that are required to pass only the mathematics section of the FLE as a part of their graduation requirements can participate in FLE test administrations through the 2007-08 school year. After the 2007-08 school year, these students can meet the graduation requirement by passing the Algebra I Subject Area Test.



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