This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
The Classroom Assessment KnowledgeBase is an online resource for state departments of education to use as part of their professional development efforts with districts and schools. Organized around five elements, it brings together concepts, how-to guidance, tools, and resources about classroom assessment.
Task 3: Identify Necessary Accommodation(s) and Timing
Guideline: In many instances, students with special needs and English language learners require accommodation to participate in assessments. The assessment process provides feedback for the teacher, student, and parent. As such, the teacher should ensure these students are able to participate in each assessment. If needed, the teacher should seek assistance from colleagues and district staff members having expertise with special needs students and English language learners.