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Unit 5 Updates Finals Exemption Policy

Aug 15, 2019
Mary Cullen / WGLT

The Unit 5 school board approved a change to its finals policy Wednesday, expanding final exam exemptions to include high school juniors.

Director for Secondary Education Dan Lamboley said the previous policy allowed seniors with an “A” or “B” grade and no more than six absences to opt out of finals for that class.

“What we’re proposing to start in spring 2020 is any junior or senior with an ‘A’ average in a class on the last day of the semester would be exempt from that final assessment,” he said.

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