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Percentage of public school students at grade 8 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 1.70 0.35 5.92 0.32 0.06 0.04 # 0.10 0.17 0.12 0.05
Large Central City 0.04 2.16 0.24 5.13 0.22 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.05 0.42 0.19 0.02
Atlanta 0.21 # # 7.02 # # # # # 0.75 # #
Austin # 1.26 0.17 1.62 # # 0.10 # # 2.59 # 0.08
Boston  0.09 0.58 0.08 9.32 0.20 0.10 # # 0.75 # # #
Charlotte # 2.67 # 6.79 # # # # # 0.37 0.06 #
Chicago # 1.96 0.44 8.21 0.31 # 0.10 # 0.20 0.64 0.05 0.07
Cleveland 0.58 1.09 0.13 8.30 0.70 0.11 # # 0.25 0.24 1.28 #
Houston # 0.78 0.05 2.31 0.14 # # # # 1.39 0.15 0.05
Los Angeles # 1.81 0.25 3.21 0.14 # # # # 0.02 # #
New York City # 4.85 0.07 8.10 # # # # # 0.59 0.68 #
San Diego # 3.30 0.32 2.79 0.25 0.08 # # # 1.08 # #
# 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)