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10/11/2012 9:32:00 AM
Extended Assessment: High School Retake Policy
Extended Assessment: High School Retake Policy
Under OAR 581-022-0615: Assessment of Essential Skills, students are required to demonstrate proficiency in the Essential Skills in order to receive a regular or modified diploma. As identified in Appendix K of the Test Administration Manual, students may use the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to demonstrate proficiency in the Essential Skills; for students on an IEP seeking a modified diploma, this includes the OAKS Extended Assessment.

New for 2012-13, ODE has adopted a policy allowing students whose IEP indicates the OAKS Extended Assessments to retest in their 12th grade year, if they did not meet the alternate achievement standard as 11th graders, for any of the subject areas tested by this assessment (i.e., Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Writing) . While retests are not mandatory, like those who participate in the OAKS statewide assessments, districts should have testing opportunities available for grade 12 students with disabilities who wish to retake an OAKS Extended Assessment(s)--especially those needing to demonstrate proficiency for the Essential Skills graduation requirement.

For additional information please contact staff listed below.
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  • Bradley J. Lenhardt Email    (503) 947-5755
    Education Programs & Assessment - Alternate Assessment Specialist
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