ERIC Number: EJ871600
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Gift of Tongues: Passing the Ohio Mathematics Graduation Test
Goll, Paulette S.
Education, v129 n3 p547-555 Spr 2009
"Gift of Tongues: Passing the Ohio Mathematics Graduation Test" examines the Ohio Graduation Mathematics Tests of 2004, 2005, and 2006 in the context of bilingual test takers at one of Cleveland's high schools and reports findings from a promising, bilingual pilot project in 2007 that may point to a new strategy for passing the high-stakes test. Additionally, the paper examines the released test items to focus attention on language hurdles faced by students for whom English is a second language.
Descriptors: Mathematics Tests, Exit Examinations, High Stakes Tests, Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Pilot Projects, Mathematics Instruction, Test Coaching, Test Items, Urban Schools, Hispanic American Students, High School Students, Student Diversity
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ohio