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Leaving children behind : how "Texas-style" accountability fails Latino youth
Valenzuela, Angela.
Publication Information:
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2005]

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viii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Introduction: 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 students / 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 focusing 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.
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