My colleague Catherine Gewertz blogged earlier today that states have been given the option by the Education Department of suspending for one year their own state exams for the 2013-14 school year, if they are administering the Common Core field tests being designed by the two common-assessment consortia in math and English/language arts.
Digging further into the guidance from the department released Tuesday, this one-year flexibility waiver—intended to help states avoid “double-testing” their students—has some particular points relevant for students with disabilities. Among them:
On Special Education is on Twitter! Follow @OnSpecEd.
A version of this news article first appeared in the On Special Education blog.