NCEO Synthesis Reports: Models for Reporting the Results of Alternate Assessments Within State Accountability Systems (#39)

Part of the NCEO Synthesis Reports series.
Preparer(s)
Sue Bechard

Description

A report summarizing six models for reporting the scores of students with disabilities participating in alternate assessments that existed in the year 2001. Reporting the scores of students with disabilities participating in alternate assessments raises a number of challenges, including those surrounding concerns about statistical soundness, as well as those related to the different purposes and focuses that characterize current alternate assessments. At the time of this report, across the nation, states had reached different decisions about how to report the results of their alternate assessments.

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Details

Date
September 2001 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 39
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Assessment Reporting
      • Standards and Accountability
        • Students with Disabilities
        • Specific life stage
          • Adolescents and young adults
            • Children