Sec. 856 - Justification for Exceeding Cap on Use of Alternate Assessments

ยง 856. Justification for Exceeding Cap on Use of Alternate Assessments

(a) An LEA shall annually notify the CDE in writing, within 30 calendar days of a request from the CDE, if in any CAASPP achievement test administration the LEA intends to test more than one percent of the total number of pupils who are assessed using an alternate assessment aligned with alternate achievement standards based on state-adopted content standards. The following information shall be included in such notice:

(1) The CDS code(s), name(s), and representative contact information for the LEA; and

(2) Justification as to why the LEA needs to exceed the one percent cap on the use of an alternate assessment.

(1. New section filed 2-2-2017 as an emergency; operative 2-2-2017 (Register 2017, No. 5). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-1-2017 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. For prior history, see Register 2000, No. 21. 2. New section refiled 7-18-2017 as an emergency; operative 8-1-2017 (Register 2017, No. 29). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-30-2017 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 3. New section refiled 10-18-2017 as an emergency; operative 10-31-2017 (Register 2017, No. 42). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-29-2018 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 4. Certificate of Compliance as to 10-18-2017 order, including amendment of section, transmitted to OAL 12-12-2017 and filed 1-25-2018; amendments operative 1-25-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2018, No. 4).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 33031, 60605 and 60640, Education Code. Reference: Section 60640, Education Code; and 20 U.S.C. Section 6311(b)(2)(D)(ii)(II).

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