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Dec 10

College Board To Offer More Accommodations For Students With Disabilities, ELLs

“The College Board announced on Thursday that it would make it easier for students with disabilities to request test accommodations…

The College Board and its competitor, ACT Inc., have increasingly faced criticism—and questions from the U.S. Department of Justice—for testing practices that put students with disabilities at a disadvantage compared to students without disabilities.

Now, the College Board has announced, starting on January 1, most students who use testing accommodations at their school through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan will have those same accommodations automatically approved for taking the SAT, the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, the PSAT 10, SAT Subject Tests, and Advanced Placement exams.”

Click here to read more of this article.

Here are a few other related articles.

Click here for College Board’s New Process for Accommodations article.

Click here for The Washington Post’s article.

 

      
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