Research: Improvements seen in test scores of students with disabilities

A new study from the Center on Education Policy shows students with disabilities have improved their performance on assessment tests. The study found gains across all proficiency levels in fourth-graders with disabilities when comparing state reading and math test results from the 2005-06 school year with 2007-08. The center said the research was complicated by several factors, including a fluctuation in the number of students taking the tests, but said the No Child Left Behind law was a factor in the gains.

View Full Article in:

Education Week (premium article access compliments of EdWeek.org)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Account Executive - Central Region
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Account Manager
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
School Reading Coaches
Rowland Reading Foundation
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Elementary School Principal
Kent School District
Kent, WA
Assistant District Superintendent
Department of Defense Education Activity
Fort Buchanan