ERIC Number: EJ670709
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Linguistic Simplification: A Promising Test Accommodation for LEP Students?
Stansfield, Charles W.
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, v8 n7 2002
Studied the effects of linguistic simplification, a test accommodation designed for students of limited English proficiency (LEP), using data from the Delaware state science assessment program for grades 4 and 6. Findings for 11,306 non-LEP and 109 LEP students show that tests and items can be simplified linguistically without compromising score comparability. (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Intermediate Grades, Limited English Speaking, Science Tests, Scores, Test Format
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Delaware Student Testing Program