All students enrolled in a public school district are expected to take part in Rhode Island’s statewide academic assessment program in various ways. Students may only be exempted from testing under certain, limited conditions.
ALL Rhode Island public school students—including students with disabilities and students receiving services in-state or out-of-state at outplacement special education facilities—are expected to take part in Rhode Island’s statewide academic assessment program in one of the following ways:
Once you have read the guidance document and are familiar with the minimum requirements for State-approved exemption, you can initiate your request(s) by clicking on the link below to go to the eRIDE page and then clicking on the link to the “Student Information Needed to Request Exemption” page.
In eRIDE you will see an icon for “State Assessment Exemption Requests” if you are authorized in your district to submit requests for exemption (in general, only the superintendent has this authority). After clicking on this icon you will see a form with instructions.
Here you will need to input the student’s State-Assigned Student ID # (SASID). Once the SASID has been validated, many of the fields will be populated automatically for you (be sure to verify that this information is correct). You will need to select the reason for the exemption request as well as the assessment(s) from which you are requesting special consideration/exemption for the student.
Once you complete the requested information in eRIDE and submit it, you will need to do the following for EACH request:
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Kevon Tucker-Seeley at 401-222-8494.
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