Tag Archives: Assessment

Our Languages Curriculum

August 15th, 2023

New York – Assessment of Students with Limited English Proficiency Policy Letter

August 23rd, 2019

November 24, 2003 Honorable James A. Kadamus Deputy Commissioner Office for Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Continuing Education The New York State Education Department Room 875 EBA Albany, New York 12234 Dear Deputy Commissioner Kadamus: I am writing in response to your letter of May 30, 2003, in which you sought clarification about the annual assessment […]

FY 2009

August 23rd, 2019

Arizona Department of Education An Examination of the Relative Contributions of the Four Language Modalities to English Language Proficiency: Implications for Assessment and Instruction Across Grade Spans and Proficiency Levels This consortium of six states — Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, and Utah — led by Arizona, in partnership with WestEd and Pacific Metrics, […]

FY 2006

August 23rd, 2019

Connecticut Establishing the Validity of Test Accommodations and Score Interpretations for Special Education Students: A Collaboration of State-based Research      NCLB requires that states offer accommodations on the grade level assessment so that the test is accessible to as many special education students as possible. However, little research has been conducted on the validity of accommodated […]

FY 2005

August 23rd, 2019

Delaware Implementing and Improving Comprehensive and Balanced Learning and Assessment Systems for Success in High School Success and Beyond: A Collaborative Project of Ten State Departments of Education, the Council of Chief State School Officers, the University of Pennsylvania Consortium for Policy Research in Education, Edvantia, and the Educational Testing Service      This ten-state collaborative, led […]

FY 2003

August 23rd, 2019

New Hampshire Knowing What Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities Know: Defining and Disseminating Technical Criteria for Alternate Assessments through a Research and Practice Partnership      States and testing companies have struggled to identify technically adequate but educationally sound methods of assessing the small group of students with significant cognitive disabilities for federal accountability purposes. Typically, experts […]

FY 2002

August 23rd, 2019

Colorado Enhancing the Assessments of Students with Disabilities: A Proposal for a Multi-State Special Education Collaborative Abstract The Colorado Department of Education is submitting this proposal as the lead agency for a Special Education Assessment Collaborative. The Collaborative is comprised of states and not-for profit organizations who desire to improve how students with complex disabilities […]

FY 2016

August 23rd, 2019

Maryland Innovations in Science Map, Assessment, and Report Technologies (I-SMART) Project Objectives and Activities: Abstract Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) reflect high expectations for students and are based on a multidimensional model of learning science. As states adopt the NGSS, high-quality assessments are needed to measure student learning of more rigorous standards and provide timely […]