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ERIC Number: ED448598
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Testing in Texas: Accountability for Bilingual Students.
Porter, Rosalie Pedalino, Ed.
READ Perspectives, v7 Fall 2000
This issue has a special, multi-article section on student testing in Texas and contains three additional and unrelated articles. "The Texas Testing Case Documents: G.I. Forum, et al. v. Texas Education Agency, et al." section has five articles: "Overview" (Roger Clegg); a copy of the "First Amended Complaint"; "Expert Reports" (Susan E. Phillips, William A. Mehrens, Rosalie P. Porter); a copy of the "Final Judgment and Order"; and a postscript, "Testing the Academic Achievements of Limited English Proficient Students" (Rosalie P. Porter). Other articles include the following: "Recognizing Successful Schools for High Achieving, Low-Income Students: The 'No Excuses' Campaign" (Robert E. Rossier); "Bilingual Students and MCAS: Some Bright Spots in the Gloom" (Ralph E. Beals, Rosalie P. Porter); and "Different Questions, Different Answers: A Critique of the Hakuta, Butler, and Witt Report" (Christine H. Rossell). Tables, figures, and references are included in each article. (KFT)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Minorities, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Politics of Education, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Spanish Speaking, Student Evaluation, Testing
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: READ: Research in English Acquisition and Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.; Center for Equal Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Texas