NCEO Synthesis Reports: States' Alternate Assessments Based on Modified Achievement Standards (AA-MAS) in 2007 (#67)

Part of the NCEO Synthesis Reports series.
Author(s)
Sheryl Lazarus, Martha L Thurlow, Laurene L Christensen, Damien Cormier

Description

This year 2007 report summarizes the publicly available information about alternates based on modified achievement standards (AA-MAS). It describes the formats and eligibility criteria for five states with an AA-MAS, and further information on another state intending to administer one in the 2008-09 school year. It also describes how states' AA-MAS differ from states' regular assessments, including assessment characteristics and incorporated accommodations.

Details

Date
December 2007 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 67
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Accessibility & Accommodations
      • Assessment Participation
        • Instruction
          • Policy
            • Students with Disabilities
              • Test Design
              • Specific life stage
                • Adolescents and young adults
                  • Children