This article is a synopsis of an experimental study of the effects of linguistic simplification, a test accommodation designed for LEP students. Conducted as part of Delaware's statewide assessment program, this study examined the effects of linguistic simplification of fourth- and sixth-grade science test items and specifically looked at score comparability between LEP and non-LEP examinees. Accessed 29,798 times on https://pareonline.net from July 23, 2002 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.
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Stansfield, Charles W.
"Linguistic Simplification: A Promising Test Accommodation for LEP Students?,"
Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 8
, Article 7.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol8/iss1/7