The use of accommodations for both instruction and assessment continues to be of great importance for students with disabilities. Numerous efforts are underway to ensure that students with disabilities participate meaningfully in more inclusive classrooms and large-scale assessments. Still, there is a need for greater understanding of the ways in which accommodations are selected and implemented during classroom instruction and assessments. The purpose of this report is to provide an update on the state of the research on testing accommodations, as well as to identify promising areas of research likely to contribute to understanding of current and emerging issues.
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Thurlow, Martha; Shyyan, Vitaliy; Altman, Jason; Cormier, Damien.
A Summary of the Research on the Effects of Test Accommodations: 2007-2008 (NCEO Technical Report).
University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).
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