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    Credit by Examination for Acceleration (without prior instruction)

    (EHDC Legal/Local)

     
    CISD learners may earn credit by examination for acceleration without prior instruction in the subject area or grade level being tested (EHDC Legal). This policy provides acceleration without prior instruction by grade level in grades K-5 or course credit at the secondary level (grades 6 through 12).

    Exam content is based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). To view a list of available exams, please visit the University of Texas Education Center. Please note that some exams are for credit recovery only at this time. They include English I, English II, Algebra I, U. S. History, and Biology. To view Credit by Exam review sheets, please visit the University of Texas Credit by Exam Review Sheets. 

    NOTE:  Regardless of the date a CBE for acceleration is taken, placement in a new course will take place at the beginning of a school year, or at the semester for a semester course.  
     
    Acceleration testing is for Coppell ISD learners only. Learners not enrolled in the district prior to the registration deadline are not eligible for testing. If your child is not enrolled in Coppell ISD schools, please contact the school where your child is enrolled for possible acceleration testing through their enrolled school. 
     
    TYPES OF CREDIT BY EXAM FOR ACCELERATION WITHOUT PRIOR INSTRUCTION
    1. Kinder Acceleration Credit by Exam Into Grade 1 (without prior instruction)

    2. K-4 Grade Level Credit by Exam for Acceleration (without prior instruction)

    3. Middle School Math Credit by Exam for Acceleration (without prior instruction)

    4. High School Course Credit by Exam for Acceleration (without prior instruction)
    Please read this document carefully before registering your child to take a Credit by Exam.
     
    CBE REGISTRATION AND TESTING DATES FOR 2016-2017
     
    CBE Testing Date                       Registration Window for Parents
    11/16/2016 -11/17/2016                9/15/2016 - 10/7/2016 (noon)
    2/9/2017, 2/16/2017                12/9/2016 - 1/6/2017 (noon)
    5/24/2017, 5/31/2017                4/6/2017 - 4/21/2017 (noon)
    7/10/2017 - 7/11/2017                4/24/2017 - 5/12/2017 (noon)
     
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