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Using Title I as a Model For Reform

Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
October 2002

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Assessment System

  1. The assessment for ELL students should be in a form and language that measures the child?s knowledge in the content area.
  2. For ELL students who have attended school in the US for 3 consecutive years the assessment in reading / language arts must be in English
  3. By the 2002-03 states must annually assess the English language proficiency of students who are ELL.
  4. Students with disabilities must be assessed with appropriate accommodations and adaptations to more accurately measure their knowledge in the content areas
  5. Participate in the biennial State assessments of 4th and 8th grade reading and math under NAEP in 2002-03 school year