ERIC Number: EJ629351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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When Bad things Happen to Good Children: A Special Educator's Views of MCAS.
Holbrook, Pixie J.
Phi Delta Kappan, v82 n10 p781-85 Jun 2001
A teacher describes the frustrations of an intelligent, learning-disabled fourth-grader who cannot pass the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System despite standard academic accommodations. The teacher advocates development of alternative or "nonstandard" accommodations and tests that assess students' spatial, problem-solving, and other abilities. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System