STAAR Alternate 2 Resources

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TEA has developed the 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. 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.

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STAAR Alternate 2 Information

The following links contain STAAR Alternate 2 resources.

Participation Requirements

Use the links below to access the document in English or Spanish:

STAAR Alternate 2 Test Administration Manual

Click the link to access the STAAR Alternate 2 Test Administration Manual (PDF).

Accommodations

Use this link to access information about Allowable Accommodations for STAAR Alternate 2 (PDF).

    Medical Exception Eligibility Requirements

    Use the links below to access the document in English or Spanish:

        No Authentic Academic Response (NAAR) Eligibility Requirements

        Use the links below to access the document in English or Spanish:

          Sample Test Questions

          Use this link to access Sample Test Questions.

          Texas Education Telecommunications Network

          Choose a link below to access the Fall 2014 TETN in a specific file format:

          Performance Level Descriptors

          Use the link to access STAAR Alternate 2 Performance Level Descriptors (PLDs).

            Essence Statements

            You can use the link to access the Spring 2016 Essence Statements.

            TEKS Resources

            You can use the links to access information on TEKS Curriculum Frameworks and TEKS Vertical Alignments.

                Archive

                View archived STAAR Alternate files no longer in use.