Feb. 6, 2015
Better Policies for Dual Language Learners: Bridging Research, Policy, Implementation, and Classroom Practice, summarizes presentations from the convening of state policymakers and advocates from Minnesota, California, and New York joined by district administrators and researchers from these and other states to provide convening participants with updates from the cutting edge of DLL reforms.
The brief also captures points of consensus and disagreement from the day’s discussions. For instance, while essentially all participants raised concerns regarding inadequate funding for supporting DLLs’ linguistic and academic growth, there was less unanimity about appropriate ways to hold schools and districts accountable for serving DLLs well.
To view the brief, click here.