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Equity in Literacy Assessments for Latinx Bilinguals

This Project is Funded by:

The BLAST bilingual app addresses the need for equitable assessment and literacy development materials for the growing population of young Latinx bilingual and multilingual learners in U.S. schools.

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What is BLAST?

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BLAST is a bilingual app that helps educators make more informed placement decisions, monitor progress, and create personalized instruction.

Why Do Schools Need a New Solution?

25% of school-age children in the U.S. speak Spanish at home.
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Lack of detailed individualized data causes educational inequity for Latinx bilingual and multilingual learners.
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Schools lack sufficient bilingual tools: monolingual assessments are used with bilingual children.

How It Works

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Teachers access their account and class roster.

Welcome to BLAST - Demo

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