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Upcoming webinars scheduled on district justifications for alternate assessment participation

10/22/2018

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires each district or community school to submit a justification when it expects to test more than 1 percent of its students using the Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD). If your district expects to test more than 1 percent of its students using the alternate assessment, you must submit the online justification between Nov. 5 and Dec. 10, 2018. Find samples here of this year’s justification form and an optional school-level form.
 
Two webinars are scheduled to discuss alternate assessment updates and the revised 1 percent participation justification form:

  • Monday, Oct. 29, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; and
  • Tuesday, Oct. 30 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Access information for the webinar is available here. Each session will allow for a limited number of participants. Please plan to participate in groups to allow for the most participants possible. A recording will be made available on the Department’s website for those unable to attend the webinar.