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Indiana 8th grade students with disabilities (SD) have scored higher than the nation in 2002, 2005, 2007, and 2009. Indiana’s SD students average scale score (230) was not statistically different than the national student with disability average (232). In 2011, Indiana had the best state inclusion rate in NAEP history. This should be taken into consideration when evaluating improvement within the state with this population.

Indiana’s 8th grade Students with Disabilities Compared to the Nation- 2002-2011– Reading 500

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0 NOTE: The NAEP Reading scale ranges from 0 to 500. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011 Reading Assessments.

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In the NAEP 2011 reading assessment, Indiana included 87% of selected 8th grade students with disabilities to Excluded take the reading assessment. The National Assessment Included Governing Board set an inclusion policy of 85% of all SD students. Indiana has never made this inclusion goal since NAEP started reporting state specific results in 1992. In 2011, Indiana had the best representation of what Indiana SD students know and can do in reading.

NOTE: The NAEP Reading scale ranges from 0 to 500. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011 Reading Assessments.

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Indiana NAEP 2011 Results

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