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LINGUIST List 19.582

Wed Feb 20 2008

Books: Sociolinguistics/Applied Linguistics: Menken

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        1.    Kathryn King, English Learners Left Behind: Menken


Message 1: English Learners Left Behind: Menken
Date: 19-Feb-2008
From: Kathryn King <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: English Learners Left Behind: Menken
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Title: English Learners Left Behind
Subtitle: Standardized Testing as Language Policy
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Published: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781853599972

Author: Kate Menken
Hardback: ISBN: 9781853599989 Pages: 216 Price: U.S. $ 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781853599989 Pages: 216 Price: U.K. £ 49.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781853599972 Pages: 216 Price: U.K. £ 19.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781853599972 Pages: 216 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

This books explores how high-stake tests mandated by No Child Left Behind
have become a de facto language policy in US schools, detailing how testing
has shaped curriculum and instruction and the myriad ways that tests are
now a defining force in the daily lives of English Language Learners and
the educators who serve them.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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