A report presenting the results of an analysis of states' accommodations policies for the Alternate Assessment based on Modified Achievement Standards (AA-MAS), and compares these policies with the states' regular assessment accommodations policies. This is the first time that the Institute's National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) has published a report that is specifically focused on AA-MAS accommodations policies.
The Center is supported through a Cooperative Agreement
(#H326G050007) with the Research to Practice Division, Office of
Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education.
This report was funded with partial support from the Multi-state GSEG
Toward a Defensible AA-MAS and the Alabama GSEG projects. These
projects are supported by General Supervision Enhancement Grants
(#H373X070021 and #H373X070024) from the Research to Practice
Division, Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of
Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those
of the U.S. Department of Education or Offices within it.
Thurlow, Martha; Crone, Melissa; Cormier, Damien; Lazarus, Sheryl.
States' Accommodations Policies for Alternate Assessments Based on Modified Academic Achievement Standards (AA-MAS) in 2008-2009 (NCEO Synthesis Report).
University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).
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