DC CAS-Alt Assessment Procedures Handbook
This detailed guide contains complete information on the DC CAS Alternate assessment. Subjects covered include student eligibility, portfolio requirements and submission procedures, grade-level standards, test administration and scoring criteria.
All District of Columbia students participate in a statewide assessment of their learning. The DC CAS-Alt is a portfolio assessment given to those students who have significant cognitive disabilities that prevent them from participating in the general assessment (DC CAS) even with accommodations and/or modifications.
This helpful guide presents a five-step process for the selection, implementation and evaluation of the effectiveness of instructional and assessment accommodations for students with disabilities and English language learners.
These webinar recordings provide details for educators and administrators about PARCC accommodations for students with disabilities, English language learners, and other eligible students.