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Students below national average on ACT

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“When it comes to LEAP or exit exams, each state administers their own exam,” Michelet said. “They are not the same, so your best bet when comparing is IOWA scores or the ACT.”

The IOWA exam, Michelet said, no longer provides such an accurate picture for state comparisons, since Louisiana replaced the test with the iLEAP in 2006 to better align itself with No Child Left Behind Standards.

Even when comparing ACT scores, certain factors come into play.

Michelet said, for example, more Louisiana students take the ACT than in other states, where more students take the SAT.

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