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Alaska's High-Stakes Class Action Settles

On August 2, 2004, the parties in the Alaska high-stakes testing lawsuit announced that they had reached a settlement.

Terms of the settlement include:

* Disabled students will be offered alternative ways to demonstrate proficiency in math, reading and writing.

* The exit exam will be a high stakes requirement for graduation in spring of 2005, but may be phased-in.

* The range of accommodations available to students with disabilities will be broadened.

Read the Settlement Agreement in Noon v. State Dept of Ed.

Read the Complaint.

Learn about the Alaska High-Stakes Testing Lawsuit and the temporary settlement in April 2004

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