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ERIC Number: ED514569
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
AL State Profile. Alabama: Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE), 3rd Edition
Center on Education Policy
This paper provides information about Alabama High School Graduation Exam, 3rd Edition, a comprehensive standards-based exam. The purpose of the exam is to: (1) Provide schools with student academic diagnostic information; (2) Determine prospective high school graduates' mastery of the state curriculum; (3) Increase alignment of local curriculum and programs of instruction with state education standards; (4) Meet a state mandate; and (5) Meet federal requirement for No Child Left Behind (NCLB) for reading, math, and science. [For the main report, "State High School Tests: Exit Exams and Other Assessments", see ED514155.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center on Education Policy
Identifiers - Location: Alabama
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Alabama High School Graduation Examination