General Laws of Massachusetts - Chapter 15A Public Education - Section 30 Developmentally disabled residents; waiver of standardized college entrance aptitude tests

Section 30. No resident of the commonwealth who has been diagnosed as being developmentally disabled, including but not limited to, having dyslexia or other specific language disabilities, by any evaluation procedure prescribed by chapter seventy-one B, or equivalent testing, shall be required to take any standardized college entrance aptitude test to gain admittance to any public institution of higher education in the commonwealth. Admission shall be determined by all other relevant factors excluding standardized achievement testing. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any person solely because of blindness or visual impairment, regardless of age at which such individual became blind or visually-impaired.

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