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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

MCAS Sample Letters and Forms

Below are a sample letter for parents/guardians and a sample MCAS Non-Participation Form, in English and ten other languages, for principals, guidance counselors, and other school staff to use when meeting with parents/guardians of students who have not yet met Competency Determination (CD) requirements. If students do not wish to participate in an MCAS testing opportunity, and the parents/guardians agree, schools are encouraged to obtain their signatures on a form to document that the opportunity was offered and refused.

As a reminder, the current CD requirements will be in place through the class of 2019. Any changes to the CD requirements will be determined at a later time.

Note: First time grade 10 students must participate in MCAS testing and may not use this form to opt out of testing.

Sample Non-Participation Letter

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English
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Arabic
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Cape Verdean
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Chinese (Traditional)
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Haitian Creole
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Khmer
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Korean
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Portuguese
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Russian
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Spanish
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Vietnamese

Sample Non-Participation Form

Download PDF Document  Download MS WORD Document
English
Download PDF Document
Arabic
Download PDF Document
Cape Verdean
Download PDF Document
Chinese (Traditional)
Download PDF Document
Haitian Creole
Download PDF Document
Khmer
Download PDF Document
Korean
Download PDF Document
Portuguese
Download PDF Document
Russian
Download PDF Document
Spanish
Download PDF Document
Vietnamese


Last Updated: December 22, 2014
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