STAAR ALTERNATE 2 STATE ASSESSMENT INFORMATION
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STAAR Alternate 2 -
TEA has developed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Alternate 2 assessment to meet the federal requirements mandated under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), a federal education law previously known as No Child Left Behind. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) designed the STAAR Alternate 2 to assess students in grades 3–8 and high school who have significant cognitive disabilities and are receiving special education services.
STAAR Alternate 2 annual assessments include:
Reading and Mathematics, grades 3–8
Science, grades 5 and 8
Social Studies, grade 8
End-of-Course (EOC) assessments for English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology and U.S History.