NCEO Synthesis Reports: High Stakes Testing for Students: Unanswered Questions and Implications for Students with Disabilities (#26)

Part of the NCEO Synthesis Reports series.
Author(s)
Karen Langenfeld, Martha L Thurlow, Dorene L Scott

Description

This 1997 literature review looks at existing research on the effects of high stakes tests on students, with particular attention to students with disabilities. The review focuses on potential effects on the curriculum, students, student learning, attitudes, school climate, and costs, and offers recommendations for future research and for those people who develop, implement, and evaluate large-scale testing programs.

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Details

Date
January 1997 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 26
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Accessibility & Accommodations
      • Assessment Participation
        • Policy
          • Students with Disabilities