TIES Center Briefs: The General Education Curriculum - Not an Alternate Curriculum! (Brief #5)

Description

This parent brief was developed to help parents determine whether their child with significant cognitive disabilities is provided meaningful access to the general education curriculum. It addresses the myth that students with the most significant cognitive disabilities who take the state’s alternate assessment based on the alternate academic achievement standards (AA-AAAS). It provides characteristics of an alternate curriculum and the general education curriculum as well as some “look fors,” which are quick ways for parents to determine whether their child with significant cognitive disabilities is being provided meaningful access to the general education curriculum.

Details

Date
August 2020 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Number 5
Contact
Michael L Moore moore031@umn.edu or +1 612-626-0546
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)
Co-publisher
TIES Center: Increasing Time, Instructional Effectiveness, Engagement, and State Support for Inclusive Practices for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Alternate Assessments
      • Instruction
        • Parents & Families
          • Standards and Accountability
            • Students with Disabilities