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7/22/2014

News from TN Dept. of Education: Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

The following message is from Assistant Commissioner of Special Populations, Joey Hassell, Tennessee Department of Education regarding Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities.

Thank you for the feedback provided regarding our transition to a new alternate assessment for students with significant cognitive disabilities. Upon review of the feedback, we have adjusted the transition schedule. For the 2014-15 school year, Tennessee will continue to use TCAP Alternate Portfolio Assessment (TCAP-Alt PA) for accountability purposes. Please review this memo (here) from Assistant Commissioner Hassell for additional information.

Please contact Lori.Nixon@tn.gov with any questions.

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