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ERIC Number: ED209834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Non-Discriminatory Assessment: Formal and Informal Assessment of Limited English Proficient Children.
Mares, Sharon
PEOPLE (Pruebas de Expresion Oral y Percepcion de la Lengua Espanol) was developed as a test to help distinguish between a language difference and a language deficit in non English proficient (NEP) and limited English proficient (LEP) elementary Hispanic students. PEOPLE was developed, pilot tested in 14 school districts in Los Angeles County with 136 Mexican American students, and in field testing found to promise validity and reliability after editing. Subtests of PEOPLE include auditory association, sentence repetition, encoding, auditory sequential memory, and story comprehension (sample items of each are given). (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Identifiers: Limited English Speaking; PEOPLE (Test)
Note: Paper presented at The Council for Exceptional Children Conference on The Exceptional Bilingual Child (New Orleans, LA, February 18-20, 1981, Session Th-12).