ABILENE, Texas - High school students in Abilene Independent School District will start having final exams again after a two-year break.
For students, that means high-school credit courses will have a final exam that counts for 10 percent of the semester grade.
The teacher-driven proposal approved by the AISD school board comes after the state reduced the number of end-of-course tests from 15 to five.
The District Improvement Plan, which includes activities tdesigned to improve state test scores and close achievement gaps, was also approved by the board.
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