A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
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.