AlternateAssessments -- Communication between DOE and educators/administrators particular to the alternate assessments.


About AlternateAssessments
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The Alternate Assessment ListServe has been established to provide improved communications related to Maine's Alternate Assessments administration, accommodations, instruction for students with significant cognitive disabilities, and other associated issues.

Through this free online service, we will be able to disseminate information in a timely manner to all subscribers. Information might include, but will not necessarily be limited to, links to pertinent Web sites, supplementary training materials, responses to questions of general interest that are submitted by subscribers, and changes in Federal law or rules that impact alternate assessment.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the AlternateAssessments Archives.

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