Quality outcomes, in the context of education, refers to educational outcomes based on specific objectives set by a larger group, usually a governing body.
The following Institute projects and/or staff address this topic (products will soon be listed, as well):
Check & Connect: A Model for Engaging and Retaining Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Higher Education
Establishes an inclusive and comprehensive model for engaging and retaining students with intellectual disabilities in higher education programs. Building on the Check & Connect model, this...
Cost Analysis of Designing, Validating and Implementing an Alternate Assessment Based on Modified Achievement Standards (AA-MAS) [Archived]
Identified and quantified costs for various AA-MAS options.
Global Resource Center for Inclusive Education
Assists national education agencies and non-governmental organizations around the world in the systemic improvement of education programs, practices, and policies that impact children, youth, and...
IT Kit: Thinking Through Improvement
Assists targeted state and local agencies in the North Central Region with data utilization and improvement efforts related to IDEA 2004. The passage of IDEA 2004 increased the need for state and...
Limited English Proficiency IEP Strategies Project
Provides research-based knowledge to educators on the topic of instructional strategies that help middle school English language learners with disabilities achieve in standards-based content...
Minnesota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (MN LEND) [ICI center]
Prepares future leaders who will serve children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), other neurodevelopmental and related disabilities (NDDs), and their families in healthcare, education, human...
Multi-State GSEG Consortium Towards a Defensible Alternate Assessment Based on Modified Achievement Standards (AA-MAS)
Studies state data on students with disabilities, the consequences of assessment options, and possible instruction and assessment changes for these students. More specifically, the project...
National Alternate Assessment Center (NAAC) [Archived]
Brought together and built on the research base on high quality, technically sound alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards and alternate assessments based on grade-level...
National Assessment Center (NAC)
Gathers and disseminates research-based information on the inclusion of K-12 students with disabilities in State-level assessments aligned to academic content standards, and provides technical...
National Center and State Collaborative General Supervision Enhancement Grant (NCSC GSEG) [Archived]
Builds a comprehensive alternate assessment system based on the Common Core State Standards that includes project-developed tools and processes to support educators as they plan and provide...
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) [ICI center]
Provides national leadership in designing and building educational assessments and accountability systems that appropriately monitor educational results.
National Technical Assistance Center on Assessment for Children with Disabilities
Conducts information gathering and needs assessments, provides technical assistance, and engages in dissemination to improve results for students with disabilities by increasing their participation...
North Central Regional Resource Center (NCRRC) [ICI center]
Provides technical assistance and dissemination support to state education and lead agencies in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin as they seek to sustain...
State Consortium to Examine the Consequential Validity of Alternate Assessments Based on Alternate Achievement Standards: A Longitudinal Study (AA-AAS) [Archived]
Conducts a nine-year longitudinal study to ascertain the consequential evidence of the AA-AAS used within the states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. The goal of this project is to collect...
Wisconsin Parent Survey Data Analysis Project
Collects, analyzes, and reports on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Part B Parent Survey.