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2013

Educational Psychology

University of Iowa

ELL

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Testing Accommodations For Ell Students On An Achievement Test Battery, Lori Lee Dockery May 2013

Testing Accommodations For Ell Students On An Achievement Test Battery, Lori Lee Dockery

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How well students perform on standardized tests can affect their educational paths and the rest of their lives. In addition, students' performances on state assessments will affect their schools due to the No Child Left Behind Act. For English language learners (ELLs), the success on tests may be diminished due to their inability to completely understand what they are reading on a test. Because ELLs are a growing proportion of the population and have greater risk of not performing well in school, dropping out, and not moving on to have a job, it is very important to address their educational ...