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Re: [IPp] re: Noah's 504 plan

> In a message dated 7/31/02 8:24:56 PM Central Daylight Time, 
> email @ redacted writes:
> > ).  For Texas, kids have to
> > start "passing" the standardized tests by grade 3 which is next 
> > year for Luke.  Have you had to use that clause before, and if
> > so, has it gone smoothly w/ the school personnel?
> > 
> > 
> Mary had to leave in the middle of one portion of the TAAS test this
> year.....her teacher was livid.....Mary's bgs went very high
> (stress?).....I took her home.....our district is trying to put in
> the 504 that accommodations and strategies do not apply during these
> tests...

you can REQUIRE accomodations and extra time by putting them in your 
child's 504. This is standard practice for all examinations including 
such things as SAT's and PSAT's for highschool kids. The school does 
not have a say in this matter. It is your child's right under federal 

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