NCEO Synthesis Reports: Assessment Guidelines that Maximize the Participation of Students with Disabilities in Large-Scale Assessments: Characteristics and Considerations (#25)

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

Description

This 1996 report provides: (1) An overview of immediate and past practice in participation, accommodation, and reporting of students with disabilities in state and national assessments; (2) Criteria for making decisions around participation, accommodation, and reporting of assessment results for students with disabilities. (3) Examples and nonexamples of criteria markers in existing state guidelines, (4) short list of assessment accommodations in four categories, and (5) A hands-on approach to examining and/or revising state and district guidelines about accountability, large-scale assessments, and students with disabilities.

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Details

Date
October 1996 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 25
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Assessment (large-scale, alternate)
      • Assessment Participation
        • Policy
          • Standards and Accountability
            • Students with Disabilities