Leaving children behind
edited by Angela Valenzuela.

Leaving children behind

why Texas-style accountability fails Latino youth

Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

The status of the accountability debate in Texas: continuing the conversation / Angela Valenzuela
Performance based school reforms and the federal role in helping schools that serve language minority children / Jorge Ruiz de Velasco
Faking equity: high-stakes testing and the education of Latino youth / Linda McSpadden McNeil
Texas' second wave of high-stakes testing: anti-social promotion legislation, grade retention, and adverse impact on minorities / Richard R. Valencia and Bruno J. Villarreal
Playing to the logic of the Texas accountability system: how a focus on ratings, not children, undermines quality and equity / Kris Sloan
Standardized or sterilized? Differing perspectives on the effects of high-stakes testing in West Texas / Elaine Hampton
California's English only policies: an analysis of initial effects / Laura Alamillo ... [et al.]
The centurion: standards and high-stakes testing as gatekeepers for bilingual teacher candidates in the new century / Belinda Bustos Flores and Ellen Riojas Clark
"High stakes testing" and "educational accountability" as social constructions across cultures / Raymond V. Padilla
Accountability and the privatization agenda / Angela Valenzuela.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

SUNY series, the social context of education, SUNY series, social context of education


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
LC2674.T4 L43 2005

The Physical Object

viii, 313 p. :
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0791462404, 0791462390
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