ERIC Number: EJ571910
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
What about Assessment and Accountability?: Practical Implications for Educators.
Elliott, Judy; Ysseldyke, Jim; Thurlow, Martha; Erickson, Ron
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v31 n2 p20-27 Sep-Oct 1998
Highlights specific questions, concerns, and challenges faced by educators, parents, and students concerning assessment, accountability, accommodations, and alternate assessment. Examples of state assessment-accommodation policies are provided and reasons for providing test accommodations, requirements of Individualized Education Programs, eligibility for alternate assessment, and parent participation are explained. (CR)
Descriptors: Accountability, Alternative Assessment, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Individualized Education Programs, Outcomes of Education, Parent Participation, Parent Rights, Portfolio Assessment, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Testing Accommodations
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Inclusive Schools and Schoolwide Achievement.