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HSA-Alt Informational Brochure for Parents 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_Parent_Brochure_2018-2019.pdf
HSA-Alt Informational Brochure for Test Administrators 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_TestAdministration_Brochure_2018-2019.pdf
These documents provide information for Complex Area Superintendents and School Administrators, Parents, and Test Administrators about the HSA-Alt Assessments.
HSA-Alt Participation Guidelines - Decision Making Questions and Examples /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_Participation_Guidelines_Examples_2018-2019.pdf
Updated January 10, 2019
HSA-Alt Participation Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_Participation_Guidelines_2018-2019.pdf
Updated March 14, 2019
HSA-Alt Decision Making Flow Chart /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_Decision_Making_Flow_Chart_2018-2019.pdf
Updated January 10, 2019
Factors and Red Flags on the Road to HSA-Alt Student Identification /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/Factors-and-Red-Flags-on-the-Road-to-HSA_Alt-Student-Identification.pdf
Updated March 14, 2019
These documents provide information for use by an IEP team when making decisions regarding alternate assessment participation. These documents outline the four participation criteria that must be met; provide examples of typical educational situations that should be considered; provide a series of questions and answers that should be considered; and provide a list of factors and "red flags" to consider during the HSA-Alt identification process.
HSA-Alt ELA Range Performance Level Descriptors 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/Hawaii-Alternate-Assessment_ELA-Performance-Level-Descriptors.pdf
Updated January 11, 2019
HSA-Alt Mathematics Range Performance Level Descriptors 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/Hawaii-Alternate-Assessment_Math-Performance-Level-Descriptors.pdf
Updated June 10, 2019

These documents provide information on the range performance level descriptors for the HSA-Alt in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Range performance level descriptors are proficiency-level based expectations for students taking the HSA-Alt. Range performance level descriptors are linked to the Hawaii Common Core standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics.

Range performance level descriptors were developed because, under Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) regulations, alternate assessments must be aligned to the State’s grade-level academic content standards. However, alternate assessments may assess the grade-level academic content standards with reduced breadth and cognitive complexity than general assessments.

Parent IDEA Letter 2018 (DOCX) /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2018-IDEA-Letter.docx
Parent IDEA Letter 2018 (PDF) /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2018-IDEA-Letter.pdf
This document provides information on IDEA Requirements.
Quick Start Guide to the Online HSA-Alt Training Test /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt_Quick-Guide-Online-Training-Tests_2018-2019.pdf
Updated February 19, 2019

The Quick Start Guide to the Online HSA-Alt Training Test provides a brief list of the steps needed to start an online HSA-Alt training test and navigate through the training test items. This guide is available for use by TAs, parents, and/or students.