Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-Style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth

The federal government has based much of its education policies on those adopted in Texas This book examines how Texas style accountability the notion that decisions governing retention, promotion, and graduation should be based on a single test score fails Latina o youth and their communities The contributors, many of them from Texas, scrutinize state policies conceThe federal government has based much of its education policies on those adopted in Texas This book examines how Texas style accountability the notion that decisions governing retention, promotion, and graduation should be based on a single test score fails Latina o youth and their communities The contributors, many of them from Texas, scrutinize state policies concerning high stakes testing and provide new data that demonstrate how Texas current system of testing results in a plethora of new inequalities They argue that Texas policies exacerbate historic inequities, fail to accommodate the needs and abilities of English language learners, and that the dramatic educational improvement attributed to Texas system of accountability is itself questionable The book proposes a valid and democratic approach to assessment and accountability that would combine standardized examinations with multiple sources of information about a student s academic performance.
Leaving Children Behind How Texas Style Accountability Fails Latino Youth The federal government has based much of its education policies on those adopted in Texas This book examines how Texas style accountability the notion that decisions governing retention promotion an

  • Title: Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-Style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth
  • Author: Angela Valenzuela
  • ISBN: 9780791462393
  • Page: 495
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. An excellent read for those interested in education, education policy and the effects of systematic inequalities on the educational opportunities offered to Latino youth.

    2. As a former charter school teacher of mostly Latino students for the past four years, I was eager to hear Valenzuela and other researchers explicate the troubles represented by standardized test-based accountability. Their work casts serious doubts on the validity of the accountability movement.An example from the book may prove instructive: In her book ELLs are made a major source of inquiry, insofar as they demonstrate how high-stakes tests serve to marginalize and discriminate against them by [...]

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