The Mayor is agitating for some leeway when it comes to testing ELL kids in the wake of having been told that the Spanish-language test wasn't NCLB eligible.
fall, federal education officials ruled that the separate test did not
meet federal standards outlined in the No Child Left Behind Act.
Beginning March ...
Mayor Richard Daley this afternoon visited an elementary school full of
Spanish-speaking children to rally against giving the Illinois
assessment test to English language learners.
What do you think? Should kids be tested in their native language? Who should pay?
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