Accommodations in Testing: A National Perspective. Blue Ribbon Panel Meeting June, 2002. Overview. The Context: Participation of Students with Disabilities in Standards-Based Reform What Other States are Doing Now Predictions About the Future
Accommodations in Testing: A National Perspective
Blue Ribbon Panel Meeting
Florida is a leader in being one of 10 states that do not routinely exclude students from assessment participation.
Most frequent reasons allowed for exclusion in other states are limited English proficiency, parent refusal, or judgment of student’s IEP team.
14 states disaggregated data on the participation of students with disabilities
17 states disaggregated data on the performance of students with disabilities
2001 State Directors Told Us:
All Students with Disabilities are Included in All Components of the Accountability System in 25 States
A substitute way of gathering information about the performance and progress of students who cannot not participate in typical state assessments even with accommodations.
Less Precision in the Tails