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Testing Deaf Students in an
Age of Accountability

Robert C. Johnson and
Ross E. Mitchell, Editors

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Joseph “Jay” Innes


Robert C. Johnson and Ross E. Mitchell

Part One: Testing and Accountability Issues

1    Accountability in the Education of Deaf Students
      Under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act
      and No Child Left Behind
      Barbara Raimondo

2    Academic Achievement of Deaf Students
      Ross E. Mitchell

3    Accommodations to Improve Instruction and
      Assessment of Deaf Students
      Betsy J. Case

4    Using Universal Design Research and Perspectives
      to Increase the Validity of Scores
      on Large-Scale Assessments
      Martha L. Thurlow, Christopher Johnstone,
      Sandra J. Thompson, and Betsy J. Case

5    Alternate Assessments: Leaving No Child Behind
      Amid Standards-Based Reform
      Elizabeth Towles-Reeves

6    No Child Left Behind and Schools for the Deaf:
      Integration Into the Accountability Framework
      Stephanie W. Cawthon

Part Two: Case Studies from Selected States

7    One State’s Perspective on the Appropriate Inclusion
      of Deaf Students in Large-Scale Assessments
      Courtney Foster

8    High-Stakes Testing of Deaf Students
      in North Carolina
      Jana Lollis

9    Implications and Complications of Including Deaf
      Students in Statewide Assessments in Illinois
      Michael Jones

10  Testing, Accountability, and Equity for Deaf Students
      in Delaware
      Ed Bosso

11  Participating in the Massachusetts Comprehensive
      Assessment System
      Michael Bello, Patrick Costello, and Suzanne Recane

12  Marlon’s Charge: A Journey Into the World
      of Assessment
      Joseph E. Fischgrund

13  The Effect of No Child Left Behind at the Maryland
      School for the Deaf and Nationwide
      Richard C. Steffan, Jr.

14  The Potential Harm to Deaf Students of High Stakes
      Testing in California
      Pat Moore




Robert C. Johnson is former Research Editor at the Gallaudet Research Institute, Washington, DC.

Ross E. Mitchell is Assistant Professor in the School of Education at University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

ISBN 978-1-56368-392-3, 1-56368-392-X, 7 x 10 casebound, 248 pages, tables, figures, references, index


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