OSSE Testing Accommodations Manual
This helpful guide presents a five-step process for the selection, implementation and evaluation of the effectiveness of instructional and assessment accommodations for students with disabilities and English language learners.
The process provides a framework on how parents, educators and administrators can expect students to achieve grade-level academic content standards, learn about accommodations for instruction and assessment, select accommodations for individual students, implement accommodations during instruction and assessment and evaluate and improve accommodation use.
Information and regulations in the guide apply to students in all public schools and to students in non-public settings whose education is supported by District of Columbia public funding.
This site describes and offers practical information for teachers and school leaders about National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC), an initiative working to build alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards (AA-AAS) for students with significant cognitive...
Visitors may try out a few sample test questions on the technology platform that many students will use while taking the PARCC assessments. Sample test questions are provided for elementary, middle, and high school grade bands.