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Measure What Matters, and Create Accountability for Equity

Event Date: June 22, 2019
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Assessment Equity for Deaf Students: The Nexus between Disability and English Language Learners, Stephanie Cawthon and Jennifer Higgins

Presentation Summary: Designing accessible assessments for deaf students involves considerations of both accessibility of tests and language-learning experiences of deaf students. This presentation will address decisions on accommodations and language translations of assessments. The presenters will share perspectives on test accessibility for deaf students and sample cases of complex intersections of accessible assessment and accountability.

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Jen Higgins

Jen Higgins has 15 years of experience managing research and development programs that focus on accessibility. Over this time, she has led the coordination of...

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