Change in testing accommodations lowers Delaware scores

08/11/2010 | Cape Gazette (Lewes, Del.)

A drop in state test scores in many Delaware schools is being attributed in part to changes in the way exams are given to students in special education. The state this year limited its use of a read-aloud accommodation for students with special needs and, for the first time, the test scores of students who previously used the accommodation were included toward their school's overall ranking.

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