Academic achievers : whose definition? : an ethnographic study examining the literacy (under) development of English language learners in the era of high-stakes tests
Source:Sense Publishers, Rotterdam ; Boston, p.211 (2010)
Call Number:Cubb LB1062.6 .O75 2010
Keywords:Academic achievement--United States--Case studies, English language--Study and teaching--United States--Case studies
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.