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 site is a roadmap that lays the foundation for District-wide implementation and integration of environmental education into K-12 curriculum.
Beyond Common Core State Standards in English/language arts and mathematics, DC has adopted these rigorous content-area learning standards and guides for arts, early learning, health and physical education, science, social studies, technology and world language.