English As a Second Language

Witnesses testified about the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on students with a limited proficiency in English. Topics… read more

Witnesses testified about the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on students with a limited proficiency in English. Topics included adequate school resources, teacher training, reauthorization of the Act, English proficiency testing, and the higher percentage of Spanish-speaking students in California and a few other states. Some witnesses stressed the importance of continuing to include English Language Learners in state accountability systems under the Act. Others addressed the problem of assessing English Language Learners in a valid manner. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Cornelia M. Ashby Director Government Accountability Office->Education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues
  • Maria Guzman Principal Oyster Elementary School->Washington, DC
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English As a Second Language

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Program ID:
197296-1
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House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 23, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2007

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  • Mar 23, 2007 | 9:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2007 | 5:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 23, 2007 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2007 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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