ERIC Number: ED349825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Innovative Practices in the Identification of LEP Students.
The purpose of this paper is to describe current practices in various states used to identify linguistically different students, provide a review of literature regarding recommended practices, and offer alternative practices for identifying linguistically different students. The paper provides an information base regarding current identification practices; suggests a way to systematically identify limited English proficient student using multiple criteria; and offers a paradigm that will allow the U.S. Department of Education and the various state departments of education to collect consistent data regarding the students in need of English language assistance. Two responses to the paper, one by Julia Lara, the other by Robert Rueda, are provided. (VWL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Focus on Evaluation and Measurement. Volumes 1 and 2. Proceedings of the National Research Symposium on Limited English Proficient Student Issues (2nd, Washington, DC, September 4-6, 1991); see FL 020 630.