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Testing Students with Disabilities

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HOT TOPICS

 

College and Career Readiness Alternate Assessment Brief (pdf, 105kb)
Information on the College and Career Readiness Alternate Assessment option including the eligibility criteria and test specifics (January 2014).

 

2013 Testing Students with Disabilities: North Carolina Testing Program (pdf, 1.2mb)
Publication containing policies and procedures for testing students with disabilities (August 2013)

 

2010-2011 NCEXTEND1 Audit Report (pdf, 177kb)
This report documents the entire NCEXTEND1 audit process and includes a discussion of the findings.

 

Students with Disabilities/Testing Accommodations Reports
The reports below provide data on the participation of students with disabilities (i.e., students with IEPs) in statewide reading and mathematics assessments with and without testing accommodations.

 

Testing Accommodations
Policies, procedures, and resources for testing accommodations available to eligible students in the North Carolina Testing Program.

 

Understanding the Individual Student Report Documents (UISRs)
A web page containing all of the UISRs for the North Carolina testing program including alternate assessments.

 

Writing Assessment System Pilot
Information on the writing assessment system pilot for grades 4 and 7 including information on available accommodations

 

Districtwide Assessments (pdf, 230kb)
Letter from Elsie Leak and Lou Fabrizio regarding districtwide assessments and the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to include all students with disabilities

 

North Carolina Testing Program Assessment Options
Information on the standard test administration and alternate assessment options available and their eligibility criteria

 

POPULAR TOPICS

 

2012 Testing Students with Disabilities: North Carolina Testing Program (pdf, 1.8mb)
Publication containing policies and procedures for testing students with disabilities (August 2012)

 

Students with Transitory Impairments and Section 504 (pdf, 16kb)
Information on students identified with a transitory impairment (i.e., not Section 504-eligible)

 

ALTERNATE ASSESSMENTS

 

NCEXTEND2 for End-of-Grade
Information on the NCEXTEND2 for End-of-Grade (EOG)

NCEXTEND1
Information on the NCEXTEND1 alternate assessment

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Testing Accommodations Update (ppt, 1mb)
PowerPoint presented at the Conference on Exceptional Children (November 2011)

 

Accommodations: Decide, Document, Monitor (ppt, 2mb)
PowerPoint presented at the Conference on Exceptional Children (November 2010)

 

NCEXTEND1 Alternate Assessment with Alternate Achievement Standards (pdf, 219kb)
PowerPoint presented at the Conference on Exceptional Children (November 2008)

 

Testing Accommodations: North Carolina Testing Program (ppt, 512kb)
PowerPoint presented at the Conference on Exceptional Children (November 2008)

 

Testing Accommodations: What are They and How Are They Implemented? (pps, 450kb)
PowerPoint presented at the Accountability Conference (February 2006)

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

NCDPI Exceptional Children Division
Information on policies and procedures regarding the instruction of students with disabilities

 

Testing Students with Disabilities Archives
Archived documents related to the testing of students with disabilities