Overtested: How High-Stakes Accountability Fails English Language Learners

Overtested: How High-Stakes Accountability Fails English Language Learners

By: Jessica Zacher Pandya (author)Paperback

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This timely book explores what is often overlooked in policy debates about the education of English language learners: how the day-to-day dynamics of the classroom are affected by high-stakes testing and the pressures students and teachers experience and internalize as a result. The author presents and analyzes classroom observations, student work, and test scores, as well as interviews with students and teachers. A disturbing picture of todays overtested public school classroom emerges from the events and practices described in this book. While hard to believe, all the depictions presented took place in a real elementary school classroom and reflect the current culture of extreme accountability.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780807752470
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780807752470
  • ISBN10: 0807752479

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