The Impact of Language and High-Stakes Testing Policies on Elementary School English Language Learners in Arizona.

@article{Wright2006TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Language and High-Stakes Testing Policies on Elementary School English Language Learners in Arizona.},
  author={Wayne E. Wright and Daniel S. Choi},
  journal={Education Policy Analysis Archives},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={1-75}
}
This article reports the results of a survey of third-grade teachers of English Language Learners (ELLs) in Arizona regarding school language and accountability policies—Proposition 203, which restricts bilingual education and mandates sheltered English Immersion; the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB); and Arizona LEARNS, the state’s high-stakes testing and accountability program. The instrument, consisting of 126 survey questions plus open-ended interview question, was designed… Expand
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