What's the fate of Louisiana's graduation test score appeals? Here's what to know.

BESE president's order to enact test score appeal policy caused a stir among state officials

The head of Louisiana's top school board on Monday staunchly defended her initiative to let high school seniors appeal test scores that keep them from graduating amid a political uproar over that plan.

But, under pressure from a number of state officials, Board of Elementary and Secondary Education President Holly Boffy also walked back an emergency order she issued last week that sought to hasten when that plan would take effect.

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