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Tests are among the most sound and objective ways to measure student performance but, when test results are used inappropriately or as a single measure of performance, they can have unintended adverse consequences. High stakes testing at wrightslaw includes articles, cases, free publications, and updates on high stakes test litigation that will help help you advocate more effectively for your child. Accommodations on high stakes tests provides an overview of the legal requirements state and district high stakes tests in the individuals with disabilities education act (idea 2004) and no child left behind includes links to legal and advocacy resources.
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