OSEP Policy Documents Regarding the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities: Assessments


Note: 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.

Section 607 Reports as published in the Federal Register.

Letter to Honorable Curt Weldon
October 10, 2001
Topic: Assessments
Letter regarding the inclusion of children with disabilities in assessments and the implementation of the IDEA provisions related to alternate assessments.
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Letter to State Directors of Special Education
rAugust 24, 2000
Topic: Assessments
Letter clarifying requirements for including students with disabilities in state and district-wide assessments.
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