ERIC Number: EJ632649
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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An Introduction to Alternate Assessment.
Kleinert, Harold L.
Assessment for Effective Intervention, v26 n2 p57-60 Win 2001
This article sketches the historical context for the development of alternate assessment for students with disabilities, describes alternate assessment, and identifies some of the potential benefits of including students with significant disabilities in large-scale assessment. The correlation between alternate assessment scores and the implementation of best practices is discussed. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Accountability, Alternative Assessment, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, High Stakes Tests, Outcomes of Education, Portfolio Assessment, Severe Disabilities, Student Evaluation, Testing, Testing Accommodations
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Kentucky