Illinois drops alternative ELL test

Illinois school officials haven't been able to convince the U.S. Department of Education that the state's alternative ELL test is on par with Illinois' regular tests, so the roughly 36,000 English-language learners there will take regular grade-level tests, with accommodations, until another alternative test can be developed.

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