NCEO Brief: Considerations for Consortia as States Transition Away from AA-MAS (#7)

Part of the NCEO Brief series.
Author(s)
Martha L Thurlow, Vitaliy Shyyan, Laurene L Christensen, Sheryl Lazarus

Description

A brief addressing the need for consortia to assist their member states in moving away from the alternate assessment based on modified achievement standards (AA-MAS). It focuses on key considerations for consortia as they address the inclusion of low-performing students in all member states, informed by the lessons learned from the AA-MAS. Topics highlighted in this brief are: including low-performing students in field test designs, customizing non-summative assessments to include low-performing students, and collecting and examining data on this group of students.

Details

Date
February 2014 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Number 7
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

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