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Journal of Negro EducationAssessment of Content and Language in Light of the New Standards: Challenges andOpportunities for English Language LearnersAuthor(s): Kenji HakutaSource:The Journal of Negro Education, Vol. 83, No. 4, Special Focus Topics: Diversity,Equity and Excellence with Education Values, Satisfaction, and Experiences (Fall 2014), pp.433-441Published by: Journal of Negro EducationStable URL: REFERENCESLinked references are available on JSTOR for this article:-reference#references_tab_contentsYou may need to log in to JSTOR to access the linked references.JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a widerange of content in a trusted digital archive. We use information technology and tools to increase productivity andfacilitate new forms of scholarship. For more information about JSTOR, please contact [email protected]Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use, available atJournal of Negro Educationis collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access toThe Journal of Negro EducationThis content downloaded from199.73.44.216 on Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:06:36 UTCAll use subject to
The Journal of Negro Education, 83(4), 433-441Assessment of Content and Language in Light of theNew Standards: Challenges and Opportunities forEnglish Language LearnersKenji HakutaStanford UniversityThis article plays out an imagined scenario in 2017 (3 years hence) for the assessment of Englishlanguage learners, based on assumptions about what the author knows of the Common Core StateStandards and how this most recent wave of reform will impact state and local systems in theassessment of content and English language proficiency.Keywords:Common Core State Standards, English language learnersCURRENTSTATE OFEDUCATIONSTANDARDSThe current state is as follows: The Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts andMathematics has been adopted in various adaptations by most 46 states (Achieve, 2013). Twoconsortia of states—Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC -)andSmarterBalancedAssessmentConsortium(SBAC-)—are developing assessments aligned to these standards forimplementation in Spring, 2015. In addition, the Next Generation Science Standards, based on theNational Research Council framework for K-12 science (National Research Council, 2012), has beenadopted by multiple states.What is already clearly evident in the substance of the Common Core as well as the NextGeneration Science Standards is the prominence of language—not just language as in parts of speech,grammar, and vocabulary, but also high levels of language embedded in the instructional actions

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