The Minnesota State Department has officially announced that Minnesota districts may utilize DRC’s preLAS assessments (onsite and remote) as well as the LAS Links Online assessment (remote only) as an English learner screener.
Scores for a student to be proficient on the LAS Links Online remote screener (and not need EL Programming):
- Overall level 4 or 5 and;
- Reading score 4 or higher and;
- Writing score 4 or higher
preLAS is approved in Minnesota for Pre-Kindergarten Students in Voluntary Pre-K or School Readiness Plus Programs
Click here for information. (info on page 44)
LAS Links Online remote testing is approved in Minnesota temporarily as a remote screener for the 2020-2021 school year.
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|Grade Level||Approved LAS Test Forms to be Used Remotely|
|preK3, preK4||preLAS English Form C – Paper Version
preLAS Online English Form D – Online Version
|Kindergarten||LAS Links Online English Form B – Online Version
First Semester – Speaking & Listening
Second Semester – Listening, Speaking, Reading, & Writing
|1st Grade — 12th Grade||LAS Links Online Form B – Online Version
Listening, Speaking, Reading, & Writing