PROGRAMS & STUDENT SERVICES: 200
Students Missing Examinations: PSS 243
Adoption Date: October 25, 1999
Revised: January 2005
This policy applies to all schools under the jurisdiction of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board.
This policy provides guidelines for students unable to write formal examinations.
The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board recognizes that formal examinations are an integral part of the evaluation/assessment of students’ academic performance.
The policy has been authorized by the Board under motions number...
It is the responsibility of the Director of Programs and Student Services to ensure that this policy and administrative procedures are implemented.
The Coordinator of School Services will implement the policy and administrative procedures.
1. Make-up examinations must be written in cases where formal examinations are missed.
2. Students may be eligible for make-up exams under the following circumstances:
2.1 Doctor’s certificate of illness;
2.2 Serious illness or death in immediate family;
2.3 Special circumstances approved by the principal.
3. Alternative assessment in exceptional situations may be approved by the principal of the school.
This policy will be reviewed by the Director of Programs and Student Services within three years from the authorization date.
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