How should standardized testing be used for students with disabilities?

10/7/2011 | Education Week

Parents and advocates for children with disabilities differ on whether and how standardized testing should be used to assess the knowledge of children with special needs. Some parents are concerned about children with disabilities being excluded from state testing, but two mothers of students with special needs in South Carolina are petitioning to have their children exempted. Others in California are concerned that modified tests designed for students with disabilities are being given to too many children.

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