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.
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May 02, 2016
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.
April 15, 2016
States would have to prove that students who take the SAT or ACT have the testing accommodations they need.
April 07, 2016
The panel tasked with creating rules to govern the Every Student Succeeds Act is hung up language in the law relating to testing students with severe cognitive disabilities.
March 25, 2016
Changes in the Every Student Succeeds Act will mean new regulations governing the testing of about 1 percent of students with severe cognitive disabilities.
February 24, 2016
In some states, students with disabilities are required to take one of the college-entrance exams, but some can't get the testing accommodations they need.
October 29, 2015
Scores for students with disabilities on the "nation's report card" continue to trail significantly the scores of students without disabilities, with little ground gained.
July 20, 2015
New York had asked the U.S. Department of Education for permission to give some special education students tests that match their instructional level, rather than their grade.
June 01, 2015
Students in special education perform 32 to 40 percentage points behind their peers, and those gaps have remained fairly steady for at least six school years, according to a recent analysis.