All tests and other evaluation materials used in the assessment shall have been validated for the specific purpose for which they are used and shall accurately reflect whatever factors the tests purport to measure. If properly validated tests are not available, the professional judgment of the qualified district personnel shall determine eligibility of the student based upon evidence of cognitive ability and/or academic achievement. This professional judgment shall be documented in writing.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.185 RCW. 13-07-020, § 392-170-060, filed 3/12/13, effective 4/12/13. Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.16 RCW. 84-14-037 (Order 84-20), § 392-170-060, filed 6/28/84.]