Considering And Requesting A Reevaluation

If your child has an IEP, you’re probably familiar with the school evaluation process. The evaluation results helped determine whether your child was eligible for special education. They also shape the goals in his IEP. At some point, you or the school may want to reevaluate your child. Here’s what you need to know about […]

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What To Expect In Evaluation Process

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that all children being considered for special education services be evaluated in an individualized and nondiscriminatory way. This means that all tests are given to your child alone with the test giver, rather than given in a group. The term “nondiscriminatory” means that the tests must be […]

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What Is Initial Evaluation

An initial evaluation is the process used to determine whether your student has a disability and is in need of special education and related services. A full and individualized initial evaluation must be done by the district before the provision of any special education or related services to a student with a disability can begin. […]

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What Are The Types Of Curriculum Evaluation

With high-stakes testing and a hefty emphasis on accountability, assessing the curriculum is a key part of making sure that schools are functioning at an adequate level. There are two primary types of evaluations — formative and summative — that assess academic curriculum for effectiveness. Within each major category, you’ll find different models that guide […]

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