State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Assessment of Special Populations
CODE: 7601
ADOPTION DATE: January 24, 1992
REVISION: May 18, 2007


The information contained within the Testing Students with Disabilities Regulations and the Guidelines for English Language Learners and any subsequent updates shall apply to all public school personnel who are responsible for the implementation of the Mississippi Statewide Assessment System. The information shall set forth the rules and procedures required for proper test administration and shall be provided to each school district by the Mississippi Department of Education through the district test coordinator.

The district superintendent shall assure that each school follows the established testing procedures and informs each building level administrator of their responsibilities. Local boards of education shall cooperate with the State Board of Education in implementing the provisions of this said policy.

Mississippi Department of Education     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     General Information: 601-359-3513

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