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LAS Links Overview

Discover new possibilities to accurately assess K–12 language proficiency with LAS Links®. LAS Links addresses all of your language assessment needs—from gauging the abilities of new students and measuring their progress to lesson plans, instructional tools, and training materials to help you throughout the school year.

Assessment Type

  • Summative
  • Diagnostic
  • Formative

Delivery Format

Scoring Options

  • Hand scoring
  • Machine scoring
  • Online scoring
  • Local scanning

LAS Links Product Family

Choose any or all of these products, depending on your assessment needs.

Grades K–12

Includes:

  • Three formative interim/benchmark assessments per grade span

Enables you to:

  • Track the progress of English language learners throughout the school year
  • Adjust instruction to help students gain English proficiency more quickly

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Grades K–12

Includes:

  • One assessment per grade span, encompassing Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing skills
  • Comprehensive score

Enables you to:

  • Determine whether students are ready to exit your English Language Learners (ELL) program
  • Report federal Title III results

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For Grades K–12

Includes new forms that challenge students to demonstrate their language ability in an academic context by asking students to:

  • Derive meaning
  • Draw conclusions
  • Use correct sentence structure
  • Interact with academic context-based vocabulary

Enables you to:

  • Measure comprehension skills in academic and social English language.
  • Determine if a student has sufficient proficiency in English to participate fully in the classroom by being able to "interact" with academic text demands of the Common Core State Standards and content area vocabulary.
  • Provide language proficiency scores on the same scale as the existing forms. This facilitates the transition from existing state standards to next generation and Common Core State Standards.

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For Grades 2–12

Includes:

  • English language proficiency using a secure, robust, online testing platform
  • All domain assessments for reading, writing, listening, and speaking are group administered
  • New forms on a yearly basis, providing the freshest academic language content to better measure a student’s language proficiency within and across content areas

Enables you to:

  • Spend less time assessing and reporting and more time teaching and supporting learning with a cost-effective, easy-to-use Internet application
  • Capture students’ spoken and written responses electronically, allowing teachers to score the responses anytime, anywhere

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Grades K–12

Includes:

  • One 30-minute assessment of Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing skills

Enables you to:

  • Quickly and affordably assess students for English language proficiency
  • Place incoming English language learners in appropriate instructional programs

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Grades K–12
The LAS Links Second Edition Placement Test is designed for schools and districts to support initial identification and placement in instructional programs for newly enrolled students. It is designed to complement the LAS Links Second Edition, Forms C&D.

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Grades K–12

Includes:

  • Assessments of Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing skills of Spanish-speaking students in their native language
  • Comprehensive score

Enables you to:

  • Measure Spanish language proficiency
  • Compare English and Spanish language proficiency (when used in combination with LAS Links English assessment tools)

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Grades K–12

Includes:

  • Standards-based lesson plans to enhance classroom instruction
  • Theme-based content in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies

Enables you to:

  • Provide targeted lessons based on a student's grade and English proficiency level
  • Help prepare students for classroom and test-taking environments
  • Predict student progress on your state accountability exam

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For 3 year olds

Includes:

  • English and Spanish language proficiency and pre-literacy skills for 3 year olds
  • Listening, speaking, reading and writing assessments for 3 year olds

Enables you to:

  • Use early childhood language proficiency assessments at a younger age, allowing for earlier identification and targeted language support where needed
  • Systematically observe, record, and monitor a child's oral language and early literacy
  • Use observational results to compare students' language skills with fluent native speakers and identify those who would benefit from special instruction to succeed in classrooms

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Grades pre-K–1

Includes:

  • Oral assessment for children ages 4–6
  • Pre-literacy assessment for children ages 5–6

Enables you to:

  • Measure the English language development of early learners
  • Assess students in English and/or Spanish

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LAS Links for Academic English Learners

Related Research Topics

English Language Learners

Applicable Grants

ESEA: Title I, School Improvement Grants

ESEA: Title III

ESEA: Title VI

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