Nev. Admin. Code § 391.770 - Alternative assessment: Submission by school district or charter school; approval by Board; passing score

1. The board of trustees of a school district or the governing body of a charter school may submit to the Board an alternative assessment for consideration and approval by the Board for purposes of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NAC 391.760. The school district or charter school must submit information to demonstrate that:
(a) The assessment may be used to measure a person's competency in the knowledge of and the ability to assist with providing instruction in:
(1) Reading or reading readiness;
(2) Mathematics or mathematics readiness; and
(3) Writing or writing readiness;
(b) The assessment is valid and reliable;
(c) The assessment produces a specific score related to the person's performance on the assessment; and
(d) The level of competence that each person must meet or exceed on the assessment may be determined in a reliable manner.
2. If the Board approves an alternative assessment submitted pursuant to subsection 1:
(a) The Board shall prescribe the passing score that a person must achieve on the assessment to satisfy the requirements of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NAC 391.760; and
(b) Each school district and charter school shall accept proof of passage of that assessment with the score prescribed by the Board as satisfaction of the requirements of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NAC 391.760.


Nev. Admin. Code § 391.770
Added to NAC by Bd. of Education by R049-03, eff. 10-30-2003

NRS 385.080, 391.094, 391.100

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