Education

Summer Reading From the LEP Partnership

By Mary Ann Zehr — April 13, 2007 1 min read

The U.S. Department of Education has posted descriptions of some of the guides it expects to have ready this summer for states to better include English-language learners in large-scale testing. The guide for native language assessments, for example, is expected to answer such questions as “When do the numbers justify the cost?” and “What states have the most experience in using native language assessments?” More information from the Education Department on the LEP Partnership, an initiative of the federal government to help states on testing issues for English-language learners, is available here.

Also, see my March 15, 2007, post “Who’s Who in the LEP Partnership.”

A version of this news article first appeared in the Learning the Language blog.