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.

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

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
371.829/68073
Library of Congress
LC2674.T4 L43 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 313 p. :
Number of pages
313

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18485648M
ISBN 10
0791462404, 0791462390
LC Control Number
2004012237
Library Thing
4510844
Goodreads
876915
2645075

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