Please see the attached memo regarding the requirements for waiver requests of the 1.0% cap on alternate assessments for the 2023-2024 school year.
Requirements to Request a Waiver/Waiver Extension for the 2023-24 School Year from the 1.0 Percent Cap on the Percentage of Students with the Most Significant Cognitive Disabilities Who May Be Assessed with an Alternate Assessment Aligned with Alternate Academic Achievement Standards (AAAAAS)
For questions, contact ESEA.Assessment@ed.gov. Please share among your staff and among your networks as appropriate.
Director, School Support and Accountability
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
Director, Office of Special Education Programs
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services