How are students with No Authentic Academic Response (NAAR), medical exception, or medically exempt designation included in accountability?
STAAR results with NAAR, medical exception, or medically excluded designations are not included in domain calculations. In the Closing the Gaps domain, STAAR Alternate 2 students with NAAR designation are included as participants. Students with the medical exception or medically exempt designations are not included in the participation rate calculation. For more information on how participation is calculated, please see Appendix H of the 2022 Accountability Manual.