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  • Mamou Elementary LEAP Test Issues

    May 23, 2013 7:24 PM

    Some Mamou Elementary parents want answers about failing scores on the LEAP test. Administrators say, during testing week, a teacher showed review videos that were potentially too similar to questions on the actual test. The school reported that to the state, which decided the students may have been given... more »
  • LEAP Test Will Soon Be Gone

    December 12, 2011 7:38 PM

    State officials say a test for fourth- and eighth-graders that became a symbol of Louisiana's bid to improve public schools will be phased out. The exam, which is called LEAP, will be scrubbed in three years because new tests will be launched in connection with a national drive to... more »
  • Fourth Graders Ready for LEAP Test

    March 21, 2011 7:01 PM

    Students are preparing to take the first portion of the LEAP test tomorrow. The high stakes test determines whether or not fourth and eighth graders will move on to the next grade level. Fourth grader, Gillian Stutes, said "it's a pass or fail and I want to go to fifth... more »
  • LEAP Test Scores Canceled: Tests Given Early

    July 10, 2010 3:23 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A private school in Shreveport is ordered to cancel scores for some eighth-grade students who were given Louisiana's high-stakes tests a week before the state's official testing date. The Times reports that Evangel Christian Academy must also pay $350 per student to cover the costs of... more »
  • LEAP Standardized Test Begin Today

    March 23, 2010 2:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Public school students in Louisiana are getting ready to take standardized tests. Beginning Tuesday, fourth- and eighth-grade students participate in the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program exam, better known as the LEAP test. It determines whether they are promoted to the next grade level. Students in... more »

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