Disclaimer: Letters issued prior to December 3, 2004, may not be consistent with the IDEA, as revised by P.L. 108-446. Letters issued prior to August 14, 2006 may not be consistent with the final regulations for Part B published on that date at 71 Federal Register 46540. Readers are advised to consult with the current statute and final regulations.
Letter to Chief State School Officers
March 2, 2004
Letter providing guidance under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) regarding how States might seek an exception to the requirements regarding the number of proficient scores of students with the most significant cognitive disabilities who take alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards that may be included in annual yearly progress decisions.