|When the Test is What Counts: How High-Stakes Testing Affects Language Policy and the Education of English Language Learners in High School|
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Pockets: Bilingual/Bicultural Education, International & Transcultural Studies, Curriculum and Teaching (Program), Teachers College Program Collections
Tags: Bilingual education, Educational evaluation, Language arts, Multicultural education, TC Dissertation
Description/Abstract: High-stakes testing for accountability purposes is increasingly being emphasized in educational systems across the United States, with serious implications for English language learners (ELLS). The inclusion of these students in current reform efforts, federally mandated by No Child Left Behind, is a pressing concern for equity and diversity in public education today.