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  • NCEO Reports: The 95 Percent State Assessment Participation Requirement: Current Landscape, State Challenges, and Recommended Strategies (#429)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This report provides an overview of federal statutory language on student participation in state summative assessments used for accountability as well as the participation requirements for states requesting waivers from the 1% threshold on participation in the alternate assessment based on alternate academic achievement standards (AA-AAAS). It also includes a review of why it is important that students participate in testing, the reasons why some states have found it challenging to meet the 95% participation rate, and the extent to which states have met federal testing participation requirements.

    Published: 9/30/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Familiar Proctor/Test Administrator: Research
    Formats: Online

    This fact sheet on familiar proctor/test administrator is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use of familiar proctor/test administrator to self as an accessibility feature or accommodation. 

    Published: 9/30/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Familiar Proctor/Test Administrator: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020
    Formats: Online

    This summary of states’ accessibility policies for familiar proctor/test administrator is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). 

    Published: 9/30/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Student Reads Aloud to Self: Research
    Formats: Online

    This fact sheet on student reads aloud to self is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use of student reads aloud to self as an accessibility feature or accommodation. 

    Published: 9/30/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Student Reads Aloud to Self: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020
    Formats: Online

    This summary of states’ accessibility policies for student reads aloud to self is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). 

    Published: 9/30/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Test breaks: Research
    Formats: Online

    This fact sheet on test breaks is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use of test breaks as an accessibility feature or accommodation. 

    Published: 9/30/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Test breaks: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020
    Formats: Online

    This summary of states’ accessibility policies for test breaks is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). 

    Published: 9/30/2021
  • School Leader Series: Supporting the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Assessment (School Leader Series Brief #1)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This resource is designed to provide guidance to school leaders about supporting the inclusion of students with disabilities in state and district content assessments. Developed in collaboration with CCSSO, the Assessment, Standards, and Education for Students with Disabilities (ASES) and School Leadership Development and Supports (SLDS) state collaboratives made important contributions to this document. This resource highlights what school leaders can do to ensure all students with disabilities are instructed in academic content for their enrolled grade and participate in state and district content assessments. It also gives talking points for school leaders to use when addressing key stakeholders on the topic.

    Published: 9/28/2021
  • School Leader Series: Understanding the Consequences of Assessment Participation Decisions for Students with Disabilities (School Leader Series Brief #2)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This resource is designed to provide guidance to school leaders about understanding the consequences of assessment participation decisions for students with disabilities. Developed in collaboration with CCSSO, the Assessment, Standards, and Education for Students with Disabilities (ASES) and School Leadership Development and Supports (SLDS) state collaboratives made important contributions to this document. This resource highlights what school leaders can do to ensure IEP teams understand the short-term and long-term consequences of participation decisions for students with disabilities and ensure appropriate assessment participation decisions are made and implemented. It also gives talking points for school leaders to use when addressing key stakeholders on the topic.

    Published: 9/28/2021
  • School Leader Series: Working with IEP Teams to Make State Assessment Participation and Accessibility and Accommodations Decisions (School Leader Series Brief #3)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This resource is designed to provide guidance to school leaders about working with IEP teams to make state assessment participation and accessibility and accommodations decisions. Developed in collaboration with CCSSO, the Assessment, Standards, and Education for Students with Disabilities (ASES) and School Leadership Development and Supports (SLDS) state collaboratives made important contributions to this document. This resource highlights what school leaders should ensure IEP teams do when making decisions about state assessment participation, what factors must IEP teams not consider when making assessment participation decisions for students with disabilities and what school leaders can do to ensure that IEP teams select appropriate accessibility features and accommodations for students with disabilities. It also gives talking points for school leaders to use when addressing key stakeholders on the topic.

    Published: 9/28/2021
  • School Leader Series: What School Leaders Need to do Before, During, and After the Assessment Window (School Leader Series Brief #4)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This resource is designed to provide guidance on what school leaders need to do before, during, and after the assessment window. Developed in collaboration with CCSSO, the Assessment, Standards, and Education for Students with Disabilities (ASES) and School Leadership Development and Supports (SLDS) state collaboratives made important contributions to this document. This resource highlights what school leaders should do to prepare for, do during, and do after assessments for students with disabilities. It also gives talking points for school leaders to use when addressing key stakeholders on the topic.

    Published: 9/28/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Extended Time: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020
    Formats: Online

    This summary of states’ accessibility policies for extended time is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).  

    Published: 9/13/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Extended Time: Research
    Formats: Online

    This fact sheet on extended time is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use of extended time as an accessibility feature or accommodation.  

    Published: 9/13/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Word Prediction: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020
    Formats: Online

    This summary of states’ accessibility policies for word prediction is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

    Published: 8/31/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Word Prediction: Research
    Formats: Online

    This fact sheet on word prediction is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on word prediction as an assessment accessibility feature or accommodation.

    Published: 8/31/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Text-to-Speech (Computer-Generated Voice): States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020
    Formats: Online

    This summary of states’ accessibility policies for computer-generated text-to-speech is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

    Published: 8/31/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Text-to-Speech (Computer-Generated Voice): Research
    Formats: Online

    This fact sheet on text-to-speech is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use of text-to-speech with computer-generated speech as an assessment accessibility feature or accommodation.  

    Published: 8/31/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Multiple Days: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020
    Formats: Online

    This summary of states’ accessibility policies for testing over multiple days is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).  

    Published: 8/31/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Multiple Days: Research
    Formats: Online

    This fact sheet on testing over multiple days is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use of testing over multiple days as an assessment accessibility feature or accommodation. 

     

    Published: 8/31/2021
  • Accommodations Toolkit: Braille: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020
    Formats: Online

    This summary of states’ accessibility policies for braille is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). 

    Published: 8/31/2021