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NCEO Briefs

This series address the opportunities, resources, and challenges that cross-state collaborative assessment efforts face as they include students with disabilities and English language learners. Topics in this series (e.g., accommodations, participation) are intended to support a dialogue grounded in research-based evidence on building inclusive assessment systems. Each Brief provides an overview and discussion of issues, as well as insights into potential next steps and additional data needs for Race-to-the Top Assessment Consortia decision making.

State Assessment Decision-making Processes for ELLs with Disabilities (NCEO Brief #9) June, 2014
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Participation of ELLs with Disabilities in ELP Assessments (NCEO Brief #8) May, 2014
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Considerations for Consortia as States Transition Away from AA-MAS (NCEO Brief #7) February, 2014
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Including Students with Disabilities in Common Non-Summative Assessments (NCEO Brief #6) July, 2012
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Performance of Special Education Students: Implications for Common State Assessments (NCEO Brief #5) January, 2012
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Understanding Subgroups in Common State Assessments: Special Education Students and ELLs (NCEO Brief #4) July, 2011
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Participation Guidelines for New Assessments: Thinking Through Their Development
(NCEO Brief #3) June, 2011
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Developing Common Accommodations Policies: Discussion Points for Consortia
(NCEO Brief #2) May, 2011
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Don't Forget Accommodations! Five Questions To Ask When Moving to Technology-based Assessments NCEO (NCEO Brief #1) April, 2011
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