ROTW: Assessing students with disabilities

The latest installment of the Report of the Week (ROTW) comes from Education Sector:


  • Labeled: The Students Behind NCLB's 'Disabilities' Designation
  • Here's a quote from the report:

    [B]ecause the majority of special education students have disabilities that do not preclude them from reaching grade-level standards there doesn't seem to be a need to rollback NCLB's accountability measures for students with disabilities. To the contrary, doing so could hurt such students by reducing schools' responsibility for ensuring that they are taught to high standards.

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