New York students with disabilities may soon take easier tests than peers
from The Huffington Post
A proposal to test some severely disabled students on lower educational standards advanced in New York, paving the way for a potential collision course between the state and the federal government. The New York State Board of Regents voted to support a proposal that would ultimately enable the state to test up to 2 percent of students with "severe disabilities ineligible for the alternate assessment" at their instructional ability — and not their chronological age level — up to two grade levels down.
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