Papers From the Governing Board. SD/LEP Conference
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Papers From the Governing Board. SD/LEP Conference

Conference on Increasing the Participation of 
Special Needs Students in 
the National Assessment of Educational Progress

February 26–27, 2004

The attached papers represent a set of research-oriented papers commissioned by NAGB to serve as background information for the conference attendees. The authors bear sole responsibility for the factual accuracy of the information and for any opinions or conclusions expressed in the papers.

  1. Jamal Abedi - Inclusion of Students with Limited English Proficiency in NAEP: Classification and Measurement Issues
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  2. Albert E. Beaton - Measuring the Performance of Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners in the National Assessment of Educational Progress
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  3. Edward H. Haertel - Including Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners in NAEP: Effects of Differential Inclusion Rates on Accuracy and Interpretability of Findings
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  4. Charlene Rivera and Eric Collum - An Analysis of State Assessment Policies Addressing the Accommodation of English Language Learners
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  5. Stephen G. Sireci - Validity Issues in Accommodating NAEP Reading Tests
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  6. Martha L. Thurlow - How State Policies and Practices for Alternate Assessment Impact Who is Included in NAEP State Assessments
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  7. Gerald Tindal and Leanne R. Ketterlin-Geller - Research on Mathematics Test Accommodations Relevant to NAEP Testing
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