Accommodations in Assessment

September 2010 This info in Spanish | Esta información en español IDEA requires that students with disabilities take part in state or districtwide assessments. These are tests that are periodically given to all students to measure achievement. It is one way that schools determine how well and how much students are learning. This page will tell you how students with disabilities participate in this type of testing. Here's a quick … [Read more...]

Reporting for the Alternate Assessment Based on Modified Achievement Standards

Participation and Performance Reporting for the Alternate Assessment Based on Modified Achievement Standards is a 2011 product of the National Center on Educational Outcomes examines publicly reported participation and performance data for the alternate assessment based on modified achievement standards (AA-MAS). Analysis included all states publicly reporting AA-MAS data, regardless of whether they had received approval to use the results for Title … [Read more...]

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