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ERIC Number: ED500521
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 71
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 120
Alternate Assessments for Special Education Students in the Southwest Region States. Issues & Answers. REL 2008-No. 044
Rabinowitz, Stanley; Sato, Edynn; Case, Betsy J.; Benitez, Debra; Jordan, Kevin
Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest (NJ1)
In 2003 the U.S. Department of Education issued regulations allowing states to develop alternate standards and assessments for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. This study reviews and summarizes alternate assessment policies and practices--and their implementation and impact--for the most significantly cognitively disabled students, across the five states in the Southwest Region. (Contains 2 boxes and 15 tables.)
Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest. Available from: Edvance Research. 9901 IH-10 West Suite 700, San Antonio, TX 78230. Tel: 877-338-2623; Fax: 210-558-4183; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.; Southwest Regional Educational Lab., Inglewood, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IES Funded: Yes