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.

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