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INFORMATIONAL LETTER NO.  87

POLICY CODE:  ILBB

 

 

TO:                  Superintendents, Principals, Curriculum Coordinators, and Guidance Counselors

 

FROM:            Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner  

 

DATE:             February 27, 2004

 

SUBJECT:      MEA Administration Advisory on Word Processing

 

A number of schools at grades 4, 8 and 11 have asked if they may use word processing for student responses to the MEA, particularly writing.  Schools may not use word processing for the following reasons:

 

 

This advisory does not apply to schools participating in the MEA Online or those few students who are receiving an approved accommodation in accordance with MEA Policies and Procedures for Accommodation and Alternate Assessment.

 

If you need further clarification, please contact Horace (Brud) Maxcy at 624-6774 or email brud.maxcy@maine.gov or Susan Smith at 624-6775 or email susan.smith@maine.gov