ERIC Number: ED185785
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Competency Testing, Special Education and the Awarding of Diplomas.
Galloway, James R.; And Others
The report summarizes information from a survey involving 54 state and territory directors of special education who responded to six questions regarding the following: mandated competency testing programs, individuals required to take the test, special procedures used in administering the test, awarding regular or special diplomas to handicapped students, and issuance of certificates of attendance. A table presents survey responses by state. Appended are an annotated bibliography on competency testing, a copy of the Florida Resource Manual for the Devlopment and Evaluation of Programs for Exceptional Students, and sample diplomas. (SBH)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Graduation Requirements, Minimum Competency Testing, Secondary Education, State Standards, Surveys
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, 1201 Sixteenth St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.; National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.