Examining the Validity of Standards-Based Assessments for Initially Fluent Students and Former English Language Learners

Author(s):
Young, John W.; Steinberg, Jonathan; Cline, Fred; Stone, Elizabeth; Martiniello, Maria; Ling, Guangming; Cho, Yeonsuk
Publication Year:
2010
Source:
Educational Assessment, v15 n2 p87-106, Apr 2010
Document Type:
Article
Page Count:
20
Subject/Key Words:
Examinations Validity Students Standards-Based Tests Scoring Educational Psychology English Language Learning and Assessment (ELLA) Communication Policy English Language Learning (ELL) Language Policy

Abstract

This study investigated the validity of several standards-based assessments in mathematics and science for non-native English speaking students in the United States.

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