ERIC Number: ED563044
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Testing Accommodations for English Language Learners: A Review of State and District Policies. Research Report No. 2008-6. ETS RR-08-48
Young, John W.; King, Teresa C.
This report is a review and summary of current information regarding test accommodations currently used in different states and districts for English language learners (ELL). Similarities and differences among states regarding ELL accommodation are documented. Five appendixes are included: (1) Accommodations Designated for ELLs in States' Policies, Classified by Traditional Accommodation Categories (Rivera et al., 2006); (2) Presentation Accommodations and Modifications for ELLs for States with High School Exit Exams; (3) Response, Timing, and Scheduling Accommodations and Modifications for ELLs for States with High School Exit Exams; (4) Setting and Other Accommodations and Modifications for ELLs for States with High School Exit Exams.; and (5) Sources for States' Accommodations Policies.
Descriptors: Testing Accommodations, English Language Learners, State Policy, Board of Education Policy, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Identification, Classification, Exit Examinations, High Schools, High Stakes Tests
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: College Board; Educational Testing Service
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001