Re: H.S. Grade Modifications for Sp.Ed. students/QUESTION?
On 9/22/02, ktc wrote:
> It is against the law to note on a report card that a grade
is modified. Something to do with confidentiality. I agree
with modifying tests and also the weighting of grades as a
> In the latest IDEA regulations there is an accommodation
> includes modified grading. We have tried to avoid that as
> much as possible since students are earning high school
> credits towaards graduation. It is a legitimate
> accommodation, by law, but grades on report cards should
> indicate some notification of non-standard grading. A better
> choice is to modify tests (supplemented by verbal responses,
> reduced number of questions, certain kinds of questions to
> aid retrieval (multiple choice, word banks for essays,
> Good luck with the dialon between sped and reg ed.
> k.colvario Walpole Hig, Mass.