NCEO Synthesis Reports: Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities: A Review of the Literature (#4)

Part of the NCEO Synthesis Reports series.
Author(s)
Martha L Thurlow, James E Ysseldyke, Beth Silverstein

Description

This report is a review of literature (1993) pertaining to testing accommodations for people with disabilities. It draws on a wide range of information, from empirical studies conducted by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and by the American College Testing (ACT) Program, to policies for state assessment programs. Addressed in this report are policy and legal considerations, technical concerns, minimum competency and certification/licensure testing efforts, existing standards and accommodations allowed in state assessment systems.

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Details

Date
March 1993 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 4
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Assessment Participation
      • Policy
        • Standards and Accountability
          • Students with Disabilities