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Improving Test Performance of Students with Disabilities On District and State Assessments

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ISBN-10: 0761975594

ISBN-13: 9780761975595

Edition: 2000

Authors: Judy L. Elliott, Martha L. Thurlow

List price: $39.95
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"Finally, Elliott and Thurlow deliver on the major missing piece in two decades of school reform rhetoric in America real accountability includes measuring the performance of disabled students also. This book is a landmark "how to" on getting at this important educational policy issue. Must reading for all those who care about "all" kids." Carl A. Cohn, Superintendent of Schools Long Beach Unified School District California "This book is by far the most comprehensive effort at dealing with the real issues about how students with disabilities can benefit from raising standards. It will take the reader beyond the emotional arguments to solid strategies for instruction and assessment…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 8/16/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Preface
About the Authors
Key Elements in Maximizing the Performance of Students with Disabilities
Educational Accountability
What Is It?
Standards-Based Instruction
The Backbone of Educational Accountability
Improving the Performance of Students in the Alternate Assessment
Accommodations
How to Make Sound Decisions for Instruction and Assessment
Preparing Students for Testing
Parent Support for Testing
Integrating Transition Needs With Accountability Requirements
Instruction
The Bottom Line in Improving Test Performance
Teaching and Assessment for Shades of Grey
The Kids in Between
Addressing the Assessment Needs of Students with Disabilities Who are Learning English
The IEP/LEP Population
Reproducible Forms
Professional Development
Technical Assistance and Dissemination Networks
Glossary
Index