Percentage of public school students at grade 4 identified as students with disabilities and/or English language learners and assessed in science with accommodations, by type of primary accommodation and jurisdiction: 2005
  Accommodation
Jurisdiction Large-print
book
Extended
time
Read
aloud
Small group One-on-one Scribe/
computer
Breaks Magnifying
device
Administered
by school staff
Bilingual
book
Bilingual
dictionary
Other
Nation 0.03 1.45 0.37 6.65 0.43 0.19 0.03 # 0.21 0.56 0.04 0.11
Large Central City 0.02 2.13 0.25 6.63 0.22 0.13 0.04 # 0.07 1.31 0.14 0.08
Atlanta 0.10 0.17 # 5.12 0.09 # # # # 0.10 # #
Austin # 0.08 0.74 7.54 0.15 # # # # 9.91 # 0.15
Boston  0.17 1.43 1.21 13.62 0.17 # # # 0.17 # 0.08 0.08
Charlotte 0.14 1.06 0.55 10.09 # # # # # # # 0.07
Chicago 0.05 2.05 # 4.41 0.16 0.06 # # 0.39 2.13 # 0.05
Cleveland # 0.73 0.50 8.09 0.95 0.10 # # # 0.82 # 0.21
Houston # 0.64 0.63 2.33 0.15 0.05 # # # 16.36 0.04 0.05
Los Angeles # 1.57 0.20 3.83 # # 0.10 # # 0.69 0.05 #
New York City # 6.53 0.17 9.56 0.10 # 0.04 # # 0.80 # #
San Diego 0.08 1.57 0.44 3.92 0.25 # # # 0.07 0.58 # 0.16
# The estimate rounds to zero.
NOTE: Students who received multiple accommodations are counted only under their primary accommodation.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 Trial Urban District Science Assessment.

Last updated 13 December 2010 (RF)