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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

District Parental Opt Out

INSTRUCTION 150 STATE AND DISTRICT ASSESSMENT AND PARENTAL OPT OUT
THIS POLICY WILL GO INTO EFFECT ON JULY 1, 2016
At the beginning of each school year, each school in the Manchester School District shall
notify the parents of each student that they may request, and the local educational
agency (LEA) will provide the parents on request (and in a timely manner), information
regarding any State or LEA policy regarding student participation in any accountability
assessments mandated by section 1111 (b)(2) and by the State or LEA.
Should a parent choose not to have their child participate in any assessment, the
Manchester School District and each of its schools shall make widely available through
public means, including by posting in a clear and easily accessible manner on the
Manchester School District website, and where practicable, on the website of each school
and each grade level required by the state to comply with Section 1111, other
assessments required by the State, and where such information is available and feasible
to report, assessments required district wide and shall include the following: the subject
matter assessed, the purpose for which the assessment is designed and used; the source
of the requirement for the assessment; and where such information is available, the
amount of time students will spend taking the assessment, and the schedule for the
assessment; and the time and format for disseminating results.
First Reading Coordination: 5/9/16
Second Reading and Approval BOSC: 5/23/16