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DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Rethinking English Learner Data

Illinois’ approach to EL issues represents a compelling example of trying to navigate data quandaries thoughtfully.


CENTER ON EDUCATION & SKILLS
Youth Apprenticeship in America Today: Connecting High School Students to Apprenticeship

As employers lament a shortage of skilled workers, one solution is gaining steam: youth apprenticeship.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Uncovering the Inner Workings of States’ Early Childhood Policies

Given each state’s complex early childhood workforce systems, it can be difficult for advocates and educators to realize their goals.


HIGHER EDUCATION and CENTER ON EDUCATION & SKILLS
Eight Recommendations for Connecting Apprenticeship and Higher Education

To make the most of apprenticeship, policymakers must make it part of—not an "alternative" to—higher education.


LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
When Degree Programs for Pre-K Teachers Go Online

Could online degree programs provide new opportunities? Or do they simply represent a new set of challenges related to quality and access?


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Educating California's English Learners

As districts move towards creating new bilingual programs, Chula Vista provides a good example of how to effectively scale them up.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Moving on Up?

Since the late 1990s, nearly two-thirds of selective public universities reduced the share of low-income students they enrolled.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Educating California's English Learners

This paper explores Westminster’s process in designing and implementing two distinct dual language immersion programs over two years.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
The Portland Public Schools and Portland State University Dual Language Teacher Partnership

About the Portland Public Schools and Portland State University dual language teacher partnership.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Bilingual Teacher Fellows at Highline Public Schools

Lessons from bilingual teacher fellows at Highline Public Schools in Washington state.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Indispensable Policies & Practices for High-Quality Pre-K

A summary of policies and practices that are indispensable for high-quality teaching and learning in pre-K.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Seeing Clearly

How can state and local leaders tell if a school or district is doing a good job with English learners?