ERIC Number: EJ632646
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Considerations in the Use of Nonapproved Accommodations.
Thurlow, Martha L.; Wiener, Daniel J.
Assessment for Effective Intervention, v26 n2 p29-37 Win 2001
This article identifies problems associated with excluding the scores of students with disabilities who need nonapproved accommodations and explores ways in which these scores can be included in system and student accountability systems. The need for Individualized Education Program teams to establish guidelines and establish a documentation process is stressed. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Accountability, Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, High Stakes Tests, Individualized Education Programs, Outcomes of Education, Scores, State Programs, Student Participation, Testing, Testing Accommodations
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Students with Disabilities and High-Stakes Testing.