ERIC Number: ED196222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Screening in New York State.
New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
Intended for administrators and other school personnel responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising and conducting screening in their local school district, the booklet gives an overview of screening requirements for New York State public schools and provides information on organizing and conducting screening activities to identify students who may have a handicapping condition or who may be gifted. Section I defines screening and provides a list of questions and answers regarding the purpose and intent of screening requirements outlined in Chapter 53. Section II lists the school district's plan for screening, while Section III brifly discusses confidentiality. A fourth section reviews considerations involved in selecting screening intruments. It is pointed out in Section V that the district should develop a comprehensive program for staff orientation and training in screening procedures. Section VI addresses the roles and responsibilities of the screening team, prescreening activities, and steps to take after obtaining results. Section VII covers procedures for screening students at the third grade level and students taking the Regents Preliminary Competency Tests. A final section offers information on reporting to parents. Appendixes contain Chapter 53 of the Laws of 1980, Section 3602; Part 117 of the Commissioner's Regulations; Education Law, Article 19, Sections 901, 903, 904, 905; and the Public Health Law, Section 2164. Sample screening registration and screening profile forms are also included. (SBH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
Identifiers - Location: New York