TITLE

Policy on Assessment and Accountability

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Outlines the policy of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) to ensure that children with disabilities are appropriately assessed under educational assessment and accountability systems. Inclusion of all students with exceptional learning needs in all assessment and accountability systems; Requirement for test designers to develop universally designed assessments; State and provincial determinations of adequate yearly progress.
ACCESSION #
12370502

 

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