TITLE

Illinois Drops Its Alternative Test For English-Language Learners

AUTHOR(S)
Zehr, Mary Ann
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Education Week;11/7/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the withdrawal of an alternative mathematics and reading test for English-language learners in Illinois as the U.S. Department of Education does not find them to be comparable to the regular tests given by the state. Spokesman for the Illinois board of education, Matthew Vanover, states that English-language learners will take the regular state tests with accommodations until another alternative test is developed.
ACCESSION #
27465013

 

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