(June 2016) | Useful to Parent Centers in understanding how inclusion practices have changed over the past 50 years and to reflect on how reauthorization of IDEA will build on the new education law, ESSA.

In this presentation Dr. Martha Thurlow, Executive Director of the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) traces the history of the inclusion of students with disabilities in large-scale assessments over the past few decades. The presentation is 36 minutes in length.

Recording of the presentation available at: https://youtu.be/YTJ0PZ5MV-c

PowerPoint presentation available at: http://www.advocacyinstitute.org/ESSA/ThurlowAssessmentHistory.pdf (PDF, 1.2 MB)