Including Students with Disabilities in Large-Scale Assessment: Executive Summary

Both the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) require states to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum and to hold schools accountable for the academic achievement of all students. This executive summary highlights the core findings and recommendations of Including Students With Disabilities in Large-scale Assessment (Technical Work Group, 2006), a set of papers commissioned by the Office of Special Education Programs of the U.S. Department of Education.

This resource is a part of the Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students With Disabilities (2004, archived)

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