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  • NCEO Minnesota Assessment Project Reports: Resources: Limited English Proficient Students in National and Statewide Assessments (#8)
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 report provides an annotated bibliography on accommodation issues related to assessing English learners, focusing on literature published within a decade related to national and state administered assessments.

    Published: August 1996
  • NCEO Minnesota Assessment Project Reports: Resources: Students with Disabilities in National and Statewide Assessments (#7)
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 report provides an annotated bibliography on accommodation issues related to students with disabilities in national and state administered assessments.

    Published: August 1996
  • NCEO Minnesota Assessment Project Reports: Accommodations for Students with Limited English Proficiency: Analysis of Guidelines from States with Graduation Exams (#6)
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 report examines high stakes graduation testing guidelines, in states with these assessments, and describes trends in the types of testing accommodations allowed for English learners.

    Published: August 1996
  • NCEO Minnesota Assessment Project Reports: Accommodations for Students with Disabilities: Guidelines from States with Graduation Exams (#5)
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 report examines accommodation policies in states with high stakes assessments and describes the accommodations allowed for students with disabilities.

    Published: August 1996
  • NCEO Minnesota Assessment Project Reports: Focus Group Input on Students with Limited English Proficiency and Minnesota's Basic Standards Tests (#4)
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 report summarizes information from focus groups conducted to address the participation of English learners in Minnesota's first administration of the Basic Standards Tests in spring 1996.

    Published: August 1996
  • NCEO Minnesota Assessment Project Reports: Focus Group Input on Students with Disabilities and Minnesota's Basic Standards Tests (#3)
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 report summarizes focus group input on the participation of students with disabilities on Minnesota's Basic Standards Tests.

    Published: August 1996
  • NCEO Minnesota Assessment Project Reports: Input from the Field on Assessing Students with Limited English Proficiency in Minnesota's Basic Requirements Exams (#2)
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 report summarizes survey data from 22 Minnesota school districts addressing the implementation of the Basic Standards Tests, focusing on the participation and accommodation of English learners.

    Published: August 1996
  • NCEO Minnesota Assessment Project Reports: Input from the Field on Assessing Students with Disabilities in Minnesota's Basic Standards Exams (#1)
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 report summarizes survey data from 22 Minnesota school districts on the implementation of the Minnesota Basic Standards Tests, focusing on the participation and accommodation of students with disabilities.

    Published: August 1996
  • Self-Study Guide for the Development of Statewide Assessments that Include Students with Disabilities
    Formats: Online

    This year 1996 self-study guide is designed to help state education agency (SEA) staff evaluate and revise their assessment policies and procedures in a way that promotes the participation of all students in some form of their state assessment programs. More specifically, it is intended for staff responsible for the state assessment system and staff responsible for the education of students with disabilities. It also could be used by test development contractors and stakeholders who are serving on state task forces to develop state assessment systems. And, this guide should be helpful to local education agency staff who wish to revise their own assessments to include all students.

    Published: 1996
  • NCEO State Surveys: 1995 State Special Education Outcomes: Longitudinal Trends in How States are Assessing Educational Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
    Formats: PDF

    This report presents the results of the fifth annual survey of state activities in the assessment of educational outcomes for students with disabilities. NCEO sent the survey to directors of special education of all the 50 regular states and the 10 unique states that provide special education under the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Respondents were asked to respond to items about the current status or activities of their states in these areas: federally-reported data, assessments of outcomes, participation of students with disabilities in state assessments, and state technical assistance needs. In several of these areas, it was possible to examine longitudinal trends by comparing responses from the first survey to current responses.

    Published: April 1996
  • NCEO Synthesis Reports: A Disability Perspective on Five Years of Education Reform (#22)
    Formats: Online

    This report provides a summary of policy trends of the five years preceding 1995, viewed through a lens focusing on the implications of policy shifts for the educational outcomes of students with disabilities.

    Published: December 1995
  • NCEO Technical Reports: Matching Information in National Data Collection Programs to a Model of Post-School Outcomes and Indicators (#17)
    Formats: PDF

    This year 1995 report describes the extent of correspondence between information available on indicators for post-school outcomes in national data collection programs and the post-school outcomes in a model developed by the National Center on Educational Outcomes and partnering stakeholders. Findings include: 1) a summary of post-school outcomes for all students represented in ten national data collection programs, 2) the observation that these outcomes are less available for students with disabilities than indicators at the school completion level, and 3) the conclusion that there is a significant exclusion or lack of identification of students with disabilities in national data programs. Recommendations are provided to revise national data collection programs in order to produce useful policy-relevant information regarding post-school completion outcomes for students with disabilities.

    Published: October 1995
  • NCEO Technical Reports: Matching State Goals to a Model of Outcomes and Indicators for Grade 8 (#16)
    Formats: PDF

    This year 1995 report describes the extent of correspondence between state articulated student outcomes and indicators at grade 8 and the grade 8 outcomes in a model developed by the National Center on Educational Outcomes and partnering stakeholders. Figures showing the outcomes at grade 8 and information on the matching activity are presented. The model was developed in order to aid state and local level practitioners involved in the articulation of educational goals, performance standards, assessments, and curriculum frameworks at different age and grade levels.

    Published: October 1995
  • NCEO Technical Reports: Matching State Goals to a Model of Outcomes and Indicators for Grade 4 (#15)
    Formats: PDF

    This year 1995 report describes the extent of correspondence between state articulated student outcomes and indicators at grade 4 and the grade 4 outcomes in a model developed by the National Center on Educational Outcomes and partnering stakeholders. Figures showing the outcomes at grade 4 and information on the matching activity are presented. The model was developed in order to aid state and local level practitioners involved in the articulation of educational goals, performance standards, assessments, and curriculum frameworks at different age and grade levels.

    Published: September 1995
  • NCEO Technical Reports: Matching State Goals to a Model of Outcomes and Indicators for Age 6 (#14)
    Formats: PDF

    This year 1995 report describes the extent of correspondence between state articulated student outcomes and indicators at age 6 and the age 6 outcomes in a model developed by the National Center on Educational Outcomes and partnering stakeholders. Figures showing the outcomes at age 6 and information on the matching activity are presented. The model was developed in order to aid state and local level practitioners involved in the articulation of educational goals, performance standards, assessments, and curriculum frameworks at different age and grade levels.

    Published: August 1995
  • NCEO Technical Reports: Matching State Goals to a Model of Outcomes and Indicators for Age 3 (#13)
    Formats: PDF

    This year 1995 report describes the extent of correspondence between state articulated student outcomes and indicators at age 3 and the age 3 outcomes in a model developed by the National Center on Educational Outcomes and partnering stakeholders. Figures showing the outcomes at age 3 and information on the matching activity are presented. The model was developed in order to aid state and local level practitioners involved in the articulation of educational goals, performance standards, assessments, and curriculum frameworks at different age and grade levels.

    Published: August 1995
  • NCEO Technical Reports: Matching State Goals to a Model of Outcomes and Indicators for the Post-School Level (#12)
    Formats: PDF

    This year 1995 report describes the extent to which there was a correspondence between state-articulated student outcomes and the outcomes specified in a model developed by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). The NCEO model of outcomes and indicators, developed using a multi-attribute consensus-building tool with hundreds of stakeholders, is presented. It articulates eight major outcome domains with indicators at keys stages of a student's development: age 3, age 6, grade 4, grade 8, school-completion, and post-school. Information in the model was developed for use by state and local level practitioners involved in the articulation of educational goals, performance standards, assessments, and curriculum frameworks at different age and grade levels.

    Published: August 1995
  • NCEO Synthesis Reports: Why We Can't Say Much About the Status of Students with Disabilities During Education Reform (#21)
    Formats: Online

    This 1995 report synthesizes the results of National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) activities that focused on determining whether secondary data analysis of state and/or national data collection programs could produce policy-relevant reports on the status of children and youth with disabilities. Recommendations are offered for improving the collection and reporting of information in state and national data collection programs.

    Published: August 1995
  • NCEO Technical Reports: Disability Summary Analyses of Select National Data Collection Programs (#11)
    Formats: PDF

    This year 1995 report presents a disability summary analysis of select national data collection programs. Summary analyses were conducted to document the amount and nature of information on individuals with disabilities in our national data collection programs. The rationale for the specific data collection programs, the review procedures and the future use of the information by NCEO are found in a separate document Outcomes for Children and Youth with Disabilities: Secondary Analysis of National data Collection Programs.

    Published: August 1995
  • NCEO Synthesis Reports: High School Graduation Requirements: What's Happening for Students with Disabilities? (#20)
    Formats: Online

    This 1995 report examines documentation from state departments of education on high school graduation requirements for students in general, and for student with disabilities.

    Published: May 1995