Lessons Learned About Instruction and Assessment from Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in College and Career Ready Assessment

Margaret Heritage (NCSI) and Sheryl Lazarus (NCEO)

  • Webinar

Lessons Learned About Instruction and Assessment from Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in College and Career Ready Assessment

The National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) and the National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) jointly hosted a webinar on how to improve the learning and performance of students with disabilities who participate in the new large-scale assessments that have been rolled out by consortia and states, and are designed to measure student achievement of rigorous college- and career-ready (CCR) standards. Presenters Margaret Heritage (NCSI) and Sheryl Lazarus (NCEO) provided practical strategies and information for state education agencies (SEAs) and other technical assistance (TA) providers who work with local education agencies (LEAs). It highlighted the challenges identified by teachers, and then addressed the implications for TA providers including the identification of instructional strategies and practices that have the potential to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. Also provided suggestions for TA providers about how to improve assessment accessibility which will lead to more valid test scores and ultimately to improved outcomes.

March 2016

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Brief (January 2016) - Lessons Learned About Assessment from Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in College and Career Ready Assessments

Brief (March 2016) - Lessons Learned About Instruction from Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in College and Career Ready Assessments

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Evaluation > Academic Outcomes

Infrastructure Development > Local Education Agency Capacity

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