Leaving Children Behind Why Texas-Style Accountability Fails Latino Youth
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Description: The US federal government has based much of its education policies on those adopted in Texas. This volume examines how 'Texas-style' accountability - the notion that decisions governing retention, promotion and graduation should be based on a single test score - fails Latina/o youth.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 11/24/2004
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction : the accountability debate in Texas : continuing the conversation|
|Performance-based school reforms and the federal role in helping schools that serve language-minority students|
|Faking equity : high-stakes testing and the education of Latino youth|
|Texas' second wave of high-stakes testing : anti-social promotion legislation, grade retention, and adverse impact on minorities|
|Playing to the logic of the Texas accountability system : how focusing on "ratings" - not children - undermines quality and equity|
|Standardized or sterilized? : differing perspectives on the effects of high-stakes testing in west Texas|
|California's English-only policies : an analysis of initial effects|
|The centurion : standards and high-stakes testing as gatekeepers for bilingual teacher candidates in the new century|
|High-stakes testing and educational accountability as social constructions across cultures|
|Accountability and the privatization agenda|