Should native speakers be awarded credit for world language exams?

CLEP lets students demonstrate college-level competency in a variety of subjects, regardless of where they learned the subject matter. Native and heritage speakers who have grown up speaking, reading and writing in their home language or have attended language schools may already have the skills taught in first- and second-year college courses. The College Board strongly recommends that institutions provide these students the same opportunity as nonheritage speakers to demonstrate their learning and earn college credit.