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 products, projects, and/or staff address this topic.
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...
English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21)
Developing assessments to evaluate k-12 students' proficiency in relation to new English language proficiency standards aligned to college- and career-readiness. ELPA21 is a consortium comprising...
Global Resource Center for Inclusive Education (GRC) [ICI center]
Collaborates with national education agencies, non-governmental organizations, and universities around the world in the systemic improvement of education programs, practices, and policies that...
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 Related Disabilities Program (MNLEND) [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) [Archived]
Studied 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 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)
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 [Archived]
Conducted information gathering and needs assessments, provided technical assistance, and engaged in dissemination to improve results for students with disabilities by increasing their...
North Central Regional Resource Center (NCRRC) [ICI center] [Archived]
Provided technical assistance and dissemination support to state education and lead agencies in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin as they sought to sustain...
State Consortium to Examine the Consequential Validity of Alternate Assessments Based on Alternate Achievement Standards: A Longitudinal Study (AA-AAS) [Archived]
Conducted 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 was to...
Systems Improvement Group (SIG)
Provides program evaluation services, high quality technical assistance, stakeholder facilitation, leadership development, and data analysis and visualization services to support systems...
Wisconsin Parent Survey Data Analysis Project [Archived]
Collects, analyzes, and reports on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Part B Parent Survey.