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      house Committees
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
    IntroducedMay 4th, 2009

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Official Title

To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow States to adopt alternate and modified standards for students with disabilities.


Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow states to adopt alternate and modified academic performance standards for disabled students who, consistent with their individualized education programs, should be given opportunities to achieve grade-level proficiency beyond a given school year. Requires such modified standards to reflect ambitious annual academic achievement goals.

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