An issue highlighting the findings from NCEO's Improving the Validity of Assessment Results for English Language Learners with Disabilities (IVARED) project that led focus groups with 232 school and district practitioners to better understand issues and challenges educators face in making appropriate decisions for English language learners (ELLs). It also announces the launching of IVARED's learning modules on ELLs with disabilities. Another launch is NCEO's first YouTube channel with videos from NCEO's Online Training to Improve Accommodations Decision Making. This issue also contains a list of sessions delivered, moderated, or chaired by NCEO staff at the NCME, AERA, or CEC conferences in Philadelphia in April 2014.


February 2014 
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)


  • Culture and diversity
    • English language learners (ELLs)
    • Educational accountability and assessment
      • Accommodations and supports
        • Assessment (large-scale, alternate)
        • Specific life stage
          • Adolescents and young adults
            • Adults
              • Children