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PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Rethinking Data for English Learners in the ESSA Era

Two new reports from New America highlight the need for more accurate, meaningful data on English learner outcomes.

PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Rethinking Data for English Learners in the ESSA Era

Two new reports from New America highlight the need for more accurate, meaningful data on English learner outcomes.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
English-Only States and Native Language Assessment Under ESSA

ESSA provides new benefits for English learners, but individual state laws and policies could hinder the implementation of these provisions.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Social and Emotional Learning for English Learners

A look at how Colorado's Teacher of the Year leverages social and emotional learning to improve outcomes for her English learner students


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
How School Vouchers Affect English Learners

Officials at the Department of Education have expressed interest in expanding voucher programs. What would this mean for English learners?


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
The Role of Science in Boosting Outcomes for English Learners

Aligning literacy standards with science instruction promotes language learning for ELs, as some districts in California have found.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Dual Language Learners in Early Childhood Education: Underserved or Misunderstood?

Are DLLs underserved in early childhood education? One study finds that there are nuanced differences within the group.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
New ACT Accommodations for English Learners: A Closer Look

The ACT has announced new testing accommodations for English Learners. How will these accommodations be implemented?


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Contours of the Field: Engaging Parents of English Learners

Why are parents of English Learners less likely to participate in their children's education? What can be done to engage these parents?


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Contours of the Field: Equitable Representation of English Learners in Special Education

English Learners are disproportionately represented in special education. What does this imbalance mean?


PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Southeast is Fastest Growing Region for English Learners

More immigrants are settling in the Southeast. What are the implications for equity in PreK-12 English learner education?


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Contours of the Field: Native Languages of Dual Language Learners

Dual language learners' native languages are academic assets. How do they support DLLs' growth and success?


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS and NEW AMERICA CA FELLOWSHIP
Building College and Career Pathways for EL Students

2017 California New America Fellow Kyle Halle-Erby describes his work to help forge college and career pathways for his EL students.