Are States Trying to Create Assessments in Students’ First Language?

Are States Trying to Create Assessments in Students’ First Language?

October 24, 2017

Education Week’s Corey Mitchell writes that under ESSA, states must “make every effort” to create assessments “in students’ first languages if they constitute a significant portion of the student population.” But a number of states are “gambling that their English-only laws” will allow them to skirt this key ESSA provision.

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