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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.


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.


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?


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Pioneering Change

An Oregon law broke new ground for data-driven support of low-performing districts for English learners across the state.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Unlocking ESSA's Potential to Support Early Learning

In this report, the authors offer an introduction to ESSA, exploring major provisions that have implications for the early learning system.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Teacher Talent Untapped

This report highlights the barriers multilingual paraprofessionals face in entering teaching in their own words.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Pluralism on the Prairie

This report examines recent reforms in Minnesota that aim to support its dual language learner population.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
From Blueprint To Building

This report highlights both the bright spots and the emerging challenges of New York’s ELL reforms.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
A Critical Mass

This report looks at what a small city in Virginia has done to become a leader in dual language learner education in the state.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Multilingual Paraprofessionals

This policy brief examines whether U.S. paraprofessionals can help meet the growing need for multilingual teachers.