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Assessment Participation of English Learners with Disabilities

Notes: States with active links have policies that address English learners with disabilities. States with no active links either did not have a policy on their websites or had policy information available separately for English learners and students with disabilities. Some states use the terms English language learner (ELL) or limited English proficient (LEP) on websites.

This page provides information for:

  • Content Tests

These links may not reflect changes on state websites after 5/1/2022.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for from the listings below, you may look for it on individual State's education agency websites.

  • Alabama See pages 35–36
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District Of Columbia See Participation and Performance Policy, Introduction, see page 1
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho See page 70
  • Illinois See Chapter 3 (Accountability), page 8
  • Indiana See page 16
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky See page 16, section 2 (Inclusion of Students as English Learners)
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota See weblink for Chapter 2 Federal and State Context for English Learners with Disabilities, 3rd paragraph on page 13
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada See "Data Collection and Reporting," page 20
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia See pg. 23 Assessing ELs..Disability
  • Washington See pg. 5 Guidelines...Assessments
  • West Virginia See pg. 5 WV Guidelines...State Assessments
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

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