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Part 2. Statewide TestingProgram.

§ 115C‑174.10.  Purposesof the Statewide Testing Program.

The testing programs in thisArticle have three purposes: (i) to assure that all high school graduatespossess those minimum skills and that knowledge thought necessary to functionas a member of society; (ii) to provide a means of identifying strengths andweaknesses in the education process in order to improve instructional delivery;and (iii) to establish additional means for making the education system at theState, local, and school levels accountable to the public for results.  (1977, c. 522, s. 1; 1981,c. 423, s. 1; 1985 (Reg. Sess., 1986), c. 1014, s. 74(a); 1995, c. 524, s. 2;2009‑451, s. 7.20(a).)