Chapter 36. Nationally Mandated Testing for Accountability: English Language Learners in the US

  1. Bernard Spolsky and
  2. Francis M. Hult
  1. Micheline Chalhoub-Deville and
  2. Craig Deville

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch36

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

How to Cite

Chalhoub-Deville, M. and Deville, C. (2008) Nationally Mandated Testing for Accountability: English Language Learners in the US, in The Handbook of Educational Linguistics (eds B. Spolsky and F. M. Hult), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch36

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154109

Online ISBN: 9780470694138

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Keywords:

  • english language learners;
  • educational reform;
  • elementary and secondary education act;
  • adequate yearly progress;
  • English language proficiency

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Federal/National Intervention and Mandated Testing

  • NCLB

  • NCLB Title III

  • Operationalization of Academic Language Use

  • Standards

  • ELL Proficiency and Grade Level

  • The Realities of NCLB Standardized Testing

  • Conclusion