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Should students who could be predicted to be unsuccessful in the general district-wide assessment for any reason(s) (e.g.. low academic skills. refusal to participate meaningfully) participate in the alternate assessment?

Answer: 

No. The Iowa Alternate Assessment is designed for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities.

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on August 27, 2015 at 8:08pm.