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Téllez, Kip; Mosqueda, Eduardo – Review of Research in Education, 2015
The growth of teachers' professional knowledge and skills has been the topic of policy, research, and even philosophy for many decades. The assessment of English Learners (ELs), a more specific concern, has become an interest of the educational community in just the past 40 years (e.g., Harris, 1969). The authors' task in this chapter is to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Educational Assessment, Academic Achievement, Language Teachers
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Macías, Reynaldo F. – Review of Research in Education, 2014
The status of a language is very often described and measured by different factors, including the length of time it has been in use in a particular territory, the official recognition it has been given by governmental units, and the number and proportion of speakers. Spanish has a unique history and, so some argue status, in the contemporary…
Descriptors: Spanish, Official Languages, Language Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Warschauer, Mark; Matuchniak, Tina – Review of Research in Education, 2010
In this chapter, the authors take a broad perspective on how to analyze issues of technology and equity for youth in the United States. They begin with "access" as a starting point, but consider not only whether diverse groups of youth have digital media available to them but also how that access is supported or constrained by…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Technology, Access to Computers, Computer Science Education
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Hull, Glynda; Zacher, Jessica; Hibbert, Liesel – Review of Research in Education, 2009
This article reviews educational literatures that should be relevant to helping individuals understand and improve the lot and life chances of girls and boys who are at risk in a global world. The authors began this review with a vignette from India, a country whose linguistic and ethnic diversity, whose international reputation for advances in…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Research, Anthropology, Information Technology