The Every Student Succeeds Act says that portfolios, or collections of student work, can only be part of how a student is assessed for accountability purposes.
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April 18, 2018
April 11, 2018
Students with disabilities showed gains in just one area on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, making little change in a persistent score gap compared with students without disabilities.
January 23, 2018
The state will be required to test all students using grade level tests, except for those with significant cognitive disabilities.
December 23, 2016
Extended testing time or frequent breaks did not appear to help students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better on a standardized test, a new study found.
December 02, 2016
Most students whose IEPs call for testing accommodations will have those same accommodations approved when they're taking the SAT or Advanced Placement tests.
October 12, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education's grants will pay for a comprehensive literacy center based in Oregon, as well as workforce demonstration projects in five states.
September 23, 2016
The board overseeing Dynamic Learning Maps created a price structure that dramatically raises the cost of the common core-aligned test, which is intended for students with severe cognitive disabilities.
May 02, 2016
Students with disabilities are not getting the kind of instruction that would enable them to perform better on assessments, according to two groups that promote improved academic performance for this student group.
April 29, 2016
The gap in scores between students with and without disabilities on the National Assessment of Educational Progress is not narrowing.
April 19, 2016
After hours of conversation, the committee agreed on policies that states must follow when it comes to testing students with severe cognitive disabilities.