Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Smarter Balanced Accessibility and Accommodations - Assessment Information (CA Dept of Education)

Smarter Balanced Accessibility and Accommodations - Assessment Information (CA Dept of Education):


Smarter Balanced Accessibility and Accommodations

Addresses accessibility and accommodations for students who are English learners and students with disabilities who are taking Smarter Balanced assessments.






Draft Smarter Balanced Accessibility and Accommodations Framework

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has released its draft Accessibility and Accommodations Framework for public review and comment. This framework explains the conceptual underpinnings of the approach that is expected to be used by Smarter Balanced to address accessibility tools and accommodation options for students taking Smarter Balanced assessments.
Feedback on the framework will be collected until June 14, 2013. Consolidated feedback on behalf of organizations is especially encouraged.
Instructions for Submitting Feedback
  1. Download the DRAFT Accessibility and Accommodations Framework, May 13, 2013 version (DOC).
  2. Annotate the framework document using the Comments feature in Microsoft WORD.
  3. Save your annotated file with your first and last names appended to the end of the file name (e.g., A&A Framework_JohnSmith.docx).
  4. Upload your annotated document using the feedback submission form External link opens in new window or tab..

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