ERIC Number: ED220482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Alternative Testing Techniques for Pupils with Handicapping Conditions.
New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
This manual provides information concerning the appropriate use of alternative testing techniques when pupils with handicapping conditions participate in statewide testing programs. It is written for parents and professionals involved in the education of pupils with handicapping conditions, and is to be used as a resource by members of Committees on the Handicapped, Boards of Education and school principals who have the responsibility for authorizing the use of alternative testing techniques for pupils during statewide testing programs. The first section of the manual discusses the purposes of the statewide testing programs and the eligibility of pupils to have alternative testing techniques used. The second section describes the kinds of alternative testing techniques which have been approved by the Board of Regents and the appropriate circumstances for their use. The third section deals with the ordering, administration and scoring of test materials for pupils with handicapping conditions. The final section suggests roles and responsibilities for those individuals who are involved in planning and implementing educational programs and evaluations for students using alternative measures. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Evaluation Methods, Individualized Education Programs, Measurement Techniques, Parent Participation, Physical Disabilities, Principals, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Teachers, Test Format, Testing Problems, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.