Assessment of English Language Learners
Alexis A. Lopez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 emphasizes the role of
high-stakes assessments in reform movements designed to increase
accountability for schools and improve achievement for all students.
This article describes how English language learners can be included
in large-scale standardized assessments, and provides alternative ways
to assess them and implications and recommendations for teachers.
Academic Exchange Quarterly Fall 2004 Volume 8, Issue 3