Arizona Department of Education Reports:
Rethinking Assumptions about
Alternate Assessment based on Alternate Achievement Standards (March, 2010)
Learning Opportunities for Your Child Through Alternate Assessments: Alternate
Assessments Based on Modified Academic Achievement Standards (August, 2007)
Learning Opportunities for Your Child Through Alternate Assessments (Alternate
Assessments Based on Alternate Academic Achievement Standards)
(published by the U.S. Department of Education and the Office of Special
Education and Rehabilitative Services) 2007
NCLB and IDEA: What Parents of Students with Disabilities Need to Know and Do (August, 2006)
NCLB e IDEA: Lo que los Padres de Estudiantes con Discapacidades Necesitan Saber
y Hacer (Spanish version of NCLB and IDEA: What Parents of Students with
Disabilities Need to Know and Do) August, 2006
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Parent Advocacy Briefs:
Understanding Assessment Options for IDEA-eligible Students (2005) provides an overview of the ways students with IEPs can participate in statewide tests required by NCLB, helps guide parents as the IEP team chooses the right types of assessments and offers questions to ask about the testing options.
Determining Appropriate Assessment Accommodations for Students with Disabilities (2005) provides an overview of appropriate accommodations for students with IEPs or 504 Plans, serves as a guide to choosing accommodations and suggests questions to ask when making appropriate accommodation decisions.