All students identified with a disability and IEP must take the Keystone Exams or Pennsylvania Alternate State Assessment (PASA). If a student with a disability is exempted from the Keystone Exam or PASA for religious reasons, the PBA must be completed. This participation is required to meet both state and federal requirements. The sequence of retake requirements will be addressed on a case-by-case basis by the IEP team. Because of the legal requirements of providing a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE), special education students will be encouraged to participate in the same sequence of courses, testing, and supplemental instruction as general education students. If performance results and an analysis of available data (e.g., PVAAS projections) indicate a low probability of proficiency on the Keystone Exam, other options will be considered on a case-by-case basis.