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Title:  Assessing Students with Disabilities and Limited English Proficiency
Description: What data validity concerns are related to NCES' current policy of excluding some students with disabilities and limited English proficiency; how NCES currently assesses and surveys students with disabilities and limited English proficiency and what related research has taken place; what data validity concerns need to be considered in determining whether to conduct alternative assessments; and what steps NCES is taking to begin modifying how it assesses students with disabilities and limited English proficiency.
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Cover Date: March 1995
Web Release: March 31, 1995
Print Release: March 31, 1995
Publication #: NCES 9513
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: James Houser
Type of Product: Working Paper
  Working Papers provide preliminary analysis of substantive, technical, and methodological issues. They are works in progress that are presented to promote the sharing of valuable work experience and knowledge. These papers have not undergone a rigorous review for consistency with NCES standards.
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