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Hrastinski, Iva; Wilbur, Ronnie B. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
There has been a scarcity of studies exploring the influence of students' American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency on their academic achievement in ASL/English bilingual programs. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of ASL proficiency on reading comprehension skills and academic achievement of 85 deaf or hard-of-hearing signing…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, American Sign Language
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Qi, Sen; Mitchell, Ross E. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
The first large-scale, nationwide academic achievement testing program using Stanford Achievement Test (Stanford) for deaf and hard-of-hearing children in the United States started in 1969. Over the past three decades, the Stanford has served as a benchmark in the field of deaf education for assessing student academic achievement. However, the…
Descriptors: Testing Programs, Educational Testing, Deafness, Academic Achievement
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Traxler, Carol Bloomquist – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2000
This study provides data on norming and performance standards on the Stanford Achievement Test, 9th Edition, for both hearing and deaf students. It graphically analyzes these data in the context of interpreting individual test scores, examining achievement of groups of students, and specifically, interpreting test scores of high achieving deaf and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Achievement Tests, Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education