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Students With Disabilities and the Common Core: Challenges, Opportunities

Education Week published this week a special report on the Common Core State Standards, and how their implementation in all but four states are affecting special student populations—students with disabilities, gifted students, and English-language learners. 

I encourage you to read (and comment on!) my stories on read-aloud accommodations and common core tests, how the common-core test developers plan to allow assistive technology on the tests, and the challenges surrounding the development of standards-based individualized education programs aligned to the common core.

I am sure these stories are just the tip of the iceberg of what will be a major change in instruction and testing for all students, particularly those with disabilities. I welcome your thoughts and story ideas. 

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