Links as provided by the State Board of Education
“The language is very specific and includes the use of the words “all children” as well as the word “shall” with respect to administration of the assessment.”
State Code: §151 http://delcode.delaware.gov/title14/c001/sc03/index.shtml and Regulation 101 section 3.1 –http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title14/100/101.shtml#TopOfPage
Federal code: ESEA, Subpart 1, Subsection 1111(b)(3): http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg2.html This is also clearly referenced in the language of the ESEA Flexibility Application in Principle 1, where it specifies all students must be assessed by annual statewide, high quality assessments aligned to college and career ready standards.
Resources from National PTA