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  • Policy History
    Formats: Online

    This page describes the important policy milestones related to students with disabilities in education over time.

    Published: 2021-02-01
  • Standards and Accountability
    Formats: Online

    This page provides an overview on standards and accountability.

    Published: 2021-02-01
  • Standards-Based IEPs
    Formats: Online

    This page provides information on standards-based IEPs.

    Published: 2021-02-01
  • State Public Assessment Reports for ELs with Disabilities
    Formats: Online

    This page has links to state pages with assessment reports that include disaggregated data for English learners with disabilities.

    Published: 2021-02-01
  • State Public Assessment Reports for Students with Disabilities
    Formats: Online

    This page has links to state pages with assessment reports that include disaggregated data for students with disabilities.

    Published: 2021-02-01
  • Students With Disabilities
    Formats: Online

    This page provides an overview on the population of students with disabilities.

    Published: 2021-02-01
  • Test Security
    Formats: Online

    This page provides information on test security for assessments.

    Published: 2021-02-01
  • Universal Design of Assessments
    Formats: Online

    This page provides an overview on universal design for assessments.

    Published: 2021-02-01
  • 1% Toolkit: IEP Team Resource: Making Decisions about Participation in the Alternate Assessment (NCEO Tool #10)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This IEP team resource is designed to support IEP team members, including teachers, school psychologists, English language development specialists, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, paraprofessionals, parents, administrators, and others who may participate in the IEP team meeting. It provides supports for the decision about whether a student with a disability should participate in a general assessment or an AA-AAAS. States can modify the tool as needed to reflect any differences in their IEPs or to link to their own guidelines for participation in the AA-AAAS.

    Published: January 2021
  • 1% Toolkit: Reasons Why Students with Disabilities Should Take State Tests: A Customizable Template for a Flyer for Parents and Families (NCEO Tool #9)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This resource was developed by NCEO to identify and describe reasons why students with disabilities should take state tests. The purpose of the tool is to provide a concise resource that administrators, teachers, and other educators can use when communicating with parents and families about why it is so important that their children with disabilities participate in state assessments. It also provides strategies to reduce student test anxiety.

    Published: January 2021
  • NCEO Reports: 2017-18 Publicly Reported Assessment Results for Students with Disabilities and English Learners with Disabilities (#419)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This is the 21st report by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) that describes how states publicly report assessment data for students with disabilities in K-12 schools in the United States. The purpose of this report is to examine the extent to which states reported 2017–18 assessment data for students with disabilities “to the public with the same frequency and in the same detail as it reports on the assessment of nondisabled children,” as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It also describes how states report assessment participation and performance data to the public online. It summarizes these data for grades 4 and 8, and high school, with additional analyses that focus on average performance gaps across years. The report also summarizes the extent to which states report participation and performance for English Learners (ELs) with disabilities and examines public reporting of accommodations.

    Published: December 2020
  • NCEO Brief: Pre-assessment to Plan Instruction for Students with Disabilities During Distance Learning (#21)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    Distance learning, whether completely remote or in combination with classroom experiences, can pose challenges for teachers, students, and families. Pre-assessment to plan instruction can help guide the instructional planning process and improve the distance learning experience for students with disabilities, as well as for other students. This brief describes pre-assessment to plan instruction and presents 10 tools that can be used for pre-assessment of students with disabilities. Ideas are presented about ways to use each tool during distance learning. Pre-assessment and the 10 tools can also be used during face-to-face learning.

    Published: December 2020
  • Partnering with Parents of English Learners (ELs) and ELs with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Formats: PDF

    This presentation on partnering with parents of English learners with and without disabilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. It was presented at the 2020 Minnesota Department of Education's Minnesota English Learner Education conference (MELEd).

    Published: 2020-11-20
  • NCEO Reports: A Literature Review on Evidence-Based Literacy Assessment and Instruction Practices for English Learners with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (#422)
    Formats: PDF, Online

    This report summarizes a comprehensive investigation of research published between 2000–2018 on evidence-based literacy assessment and instruction practices for English learners with the most significant cognitive disabilities. Our goal is to provide policymakers and educators with actionable findings from the literature.

    Published: November 2020
  • Parent Video Series: Supporting the Learning of Children with Significant Cognitive Disabilities at Home: Helping Your Child with Routines at Home
    Formats: Online

    This video helps support parents of students with disabilities in establishing routines at home, in order to promote better behaviors and communications. It also provides other sources for more information.

    Published: November 2020
  • Parent Video Series: Supporting the Learning of Children with Significant Cognitive Disabilities at Home: Helping Your Child with the Foundations of Communication at Home
    Formats: Online

    This video provides parents and siblings of students with disabilities with tips on how they can support the development of communication skills of their child (or sibling) at home, and provides other sources for more information.

    Published: November 2020
  • Parent Video Series: Supporting the Learning of Children with Significant Cognitive Disabilities at Home: Helping Your Child with Communication at Home
    Formats: Online

    This video describes ways that parents with students with disabilities can help support their child’s communication development at home, and provides sources for more information.

    Published: November 2020
  • Parent Video Series: Supporting the Learning of Children with Significant Cognitive Disabilities at Home: Helping Your Child with Academics at Home
    Formats: Online

    This video provides parents of students with disabilities, specifically those with the most significant cognitive disabilities, with tips on how to support their child’s standards-based instruction at home.

    Published: November 2020
  • IEPs for Students Who Participate in the Alternate Assessment
    Formats: Online

    This presentation, focusing on IEPs for students who participate in the alternate assessment, was presented at the Ohio OCALICON autism and disabilities international conference.

    Published: 2020-11-11
  • States and Districts Working Together to Make Improved Decisions about Alternate Assessment Participation and Meet the State Level 1% Threshold
    Formats: PDF

    This presentation, highlighting states and districts working together to make improved decisions about alternate assessment participation and meeting the state level 1% threshold, was presented at the Ohio OCALICON autism and disabilities international conference.

    Published: 2020-11-11