In general, when students have accommodations in IEPs or 504 plans, they get those same accommodations on state tests. That’s why it’s important for schools and families to discuss options.
Keep in mind that students should be using accommodations in the classroom before using them on a state test. It can be confusing if a child sees an accommodation for the first time on test day.
Having too many tools or accommodations on a test can be distracting. It’s useful to think about which features to turn on and which features to turn off.
Some states don’t allow accommodations that defeat the purpose of a question. For instance, if a question is testing whether a student can add two numbers, the state may not allow a calculator for that question. And some states don’t allow read-aloud on questions that test reading. These are tricky issues that schools should discuss with parents and caregivers.
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