English Language Proficiency Assessment http://michiganradio.org en MSU study finds English language test is negatively affecting some Michigan school children http://michiganradio.org/post/msu-study-finds-english-language-test-negatively-affecting-some-michigan-school-children <p>In 2011,&nbsp;nearly 70,000 Michigan school children who speak English as a second language had to take a special test of their English language skills. A new <a href="http://news.msu.edu/story/10139/">Michigan&nbsp;State University study</a> says that test is causing unintended&nbsp;problems for those students.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-22709_40192---,00.html">English Language Proficiency Assessment</a> is intended to identify which students may need help learning English as&nbsp;their second language.</p> Sun, 18 Dec 2011 21:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 5454 at http://michiganradio.org MSU study finds English language test is negatively affecting some Michigan school children