The facts about your child are contained in the various tests and evaluations that have been administered. You need to learn what different tests measure and what the test results mean.
Last week we featured what reading tests measure. There are other comprehensive educational achievement tests that measure the academic skills children acquire through instruction - spelling, math, writing, vocabulary, science, and social studies.
To receive FAPE, your child must receive educational benefit. How can you tell if your child is receiving educational benefit? By comparing educational achievement test scores over time.
In this issue of the Special Ed Advocate you will learn how to use psychological and educational achievement test scores to measure your child's educational growth.
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