Making Improved Decisions for Students on the Cusp of Alternate Assessment Participation Using Multiple Measures of Academic Achievement from Multiple Sources (MIDAS)

Description

Increases the capacity of state education agencies to provide technical assistance to local education agencies (e.g., school districts) on using multiple measures of academic achievement to improve instructional practices for students with disabilities who move from the alternate assessment to the general assessment. The project also increases the capacity of teachers to successfully instruct these students.

Contact
Sheryl Lazarus, Linda Goldstone, Andrew R Hinkle
Director
Sheryl Lazarus
Website
themidasproject.org
Subcontract from
Arkansas Department of Education
Funder
U.S. Department of Education
Collaborators
Arkansas Department of Education
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
West Virginia Department of Education

Staff

Sheryl Lazarus :: Director, National Center on Educational Outcomes


Linda Goldstone :: Research Associate


Andrew R Hinkle :: Education Program Manager 2


Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Assessment (large-scale, alternate)
    • Instruction