NCEO Synthesis Reports: Use of Alternate Assessment Results in Reporting and Accountability Systems: Conditions for Use Based on Research and Practice (#43)

Part of the NCEO Synthesis Reports series.
Author(s)
Rachel F Quenemoen, Susan Rigney, Martha L Thurlow

Description

This report reviews current (2002) understanding of the technical and policy considerations involved in high quality alternate assessment. Based on research from early implementation and what are considered to be best practice approaches, this synthesis describes five steps in alternate assessment test development processes that allow interpretation and use of results in reporting and accountability.

Details

Date
May 2002 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 43
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Assessment Reporting
      • Intellectual/Cognitive Disability
        • Standards and Accountability
          • Test Design
          • Specific life stage
            • Adolescents and young adults
              • Children