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Academic achievers : whose definition? : an ethnographic study examining the literacy (under) development of English language learners in the era of high-stakes tests

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Sense Publishers, Rotterdam ; Boston, p.211 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1062.6 .O75 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8659700

Keywords:

Academic achievement--United States--Case studies, English language--Study and teaching--United States--Case studies

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction : an endless journey -- Beyond empty rhetoric : examining the determining factors leading to ELLs' academic (under) achievement -- Unveiling the flaw in the deficit theory : school, family, and student academic achievement -- Situating the context of study : the school, state and federal policies, poverty, and student learning -- The study itself : data method collection and analysis -- Urban teachers' teaching practices and ELLs' academic development in th era of high-stakes testing -- Achievers among (under) achievers -- Academic achievement : whose definition? Mapping the literacy growth of Maria, José and Juan in the era of standardized tests -- Conclusion : beyond institutional representation of student academic achievement.

Publication Language:

eng