Two educators with experience in professional development and special education will answer questions about the common core and standards-based individualized education programs.
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November 25, 2013
November 12, 2013
The website Power Up WHAT WORKS connects technology and instructional strategies geared toward students with disabilities.
October 30, 2013
A recent special report from Education Week explores the common core from the perspective of students with specific educational needs.
September 17, 2013
The Education Department, in outlining more detail for Common Core field test flexibility for schools and districts, outlines some specific points for testing students with individualized education programs.
September 11, 2013
The 25-state group decided that read-aloud accommodations for text passages will be limited, for now, to students in middle and high school.
June 26, 2013
The 17-state governing board adopted a manual that gives guidelines on issues such as read-aloud accommodations on the English/language arts tests, and calculator usage on the math test.
May 10, 2013
Some learning disability advocacy groups have said that the draft manual developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers is too restrictive.
April 18, 2013
The PARCC accommodations manual, now open for public comment, offers guidance and restrictions on who should be allowed to use accommodations on the new tests coming in 2014-15.
March 15, 2013
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has compiled links that offer a general overview of the educational standards
February 08, 2013
PARCC, one of two groups developing common core tests, wants feedback on the proposed policies for use of scribes and word-prediction software.