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LEP Exempt Student

A State may exempt a recently arrived LEP student, from one administration of the State's reading/language arts assessment. The State must report on the State and district report cards, the number of recently arrived LEP students who are not assessed on the State's reading/language arts assessment.

A recently arrived LEP student is defined as a student with limited proficiency in English who attended schools in the United States for less than twelve months.

A State must assess the mathematics achievement of a recently arrived LEP student.

A State may include the scores of former LEP students as part of the LEP subgroup for the purpose of reporting School Progress at the State level.