Practitioners need reliable methods for accurately measuring the progress of all K-12 students in district- and statewide assessments—including those students who face obstacles to ordinary testing. By providing step-by-step guidelines for choosing appropriate accommodations and alternative testing practices for students with mild to severe disabilities as well as English language learners, this book is a reliable source. The authors also outline strategies, including universal design principles for instruction and assessment, to ensure that students with diverse needs are given access to the general education curriculum. Practical and user friendly, the book includes up-to-date information on policy mandates, detailed case studies, and reproducibles.
By Sara E. Bolt and Andrew T. Roach. 2008. 144 pages. ISBN 1-60623-019-0. #S6052.