Who are those 2% students and how do we design items that work?

Publication Date: 2008-06-10


The modified alternate assessment option allowed through new NCLB regulations provides for the development and implementation of an alternate assessment based on modified academic achievement standards. This paper describes the methods and tools for Georgia's empirically-based approach to consider test design issues for the development of the "2%" alternate assessment.



Karin Hess , Melissa Fincher , Patti McDivitt

Publication Documents:

CCSSO_GA_KH08.pdf  (Size: 647 KB)


Center for Assessment
Georgia Department of Education