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Overtested

Jessica Zacher Pandya

Overtested

How high-stakes accountability fails English language learners

by Jessica Zacher Pandya

  • 35 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Teachers College Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages,
  • Foreign speakers,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Ability testing,
  • Education,
  • Critical pedagogy,
  • English language

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJessica Zacher Pandya ; foreword by Robert Rueda
    SeriesLanguage and literacy series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1128.A2 P287 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853135M
    ISBN 109780807752470, 9780807752487
    LC Control Number2011017772

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