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Case Study: Alma del Mar Reports02 Feb, 2015 Alma del Mar (“Soul of the Sea”) Charter School is a K-8 Expeditionary Learning public charter school committed to setting all of the students on a college trajectory and challenging them… Read more
English Learner Case Study: El Sol Case Study06 Jan, 2015 Background The mission of El Sol Science and Arts Academy (El Sol) is to provide a rigorous academic environment that prepares students for entrance into a college preparatory track at the… Read more
Engaging English Learner Families In Charter Schools ReportsLeona Christy, Safal Partners; Juli Kim and Bryan C. Hassel, Public Impact14 Oct, 2014 English Learner (EL) students are the fastest growing demographic group among school children in the United States, with the number of ELs in K-12 public schools increasing by about 14%… Read more
Legal Guidelines For Educating English Learners In Charter Schools ReportsLeona Christy, Safal Partners; Juli Kim and Bryan C. Hassel, Public Impact14 Oct, 2014 Legal Guidelines For Educating English Learners In Charter Schools This report, authored by Safal Partners and Public Impact, investigates the legal parameters that charter schools need to… Read more
The Condition of Education - English Language Learners ReportsInstitute of Education Sciences: National Center for Education Statistics17 Sep, 2014 Students who are English language learners (ELL) participate in appropriate programs of language assistance, such as English as a Second Language, High Intensity Language Training, and… Read more
Community Day Charter Public School Case Study15 Jun, 2014 Background Community Day is a mission-driven charter school that has successfully narrowed the achievement gap for students who are Latino, low-income, and English Language Learners by… Read more
Professional learning for culturally responsive teaching (Equity in Action brief) ReportsKing, K. A., Artiles, A. J., & Kozleski, E. B. 08 Jul, 2013 This practitioner brief explores professional learning that addresses culturally responsive teaching. The authors present six research-based principles to guide professional learning… Read more
Practical Guidelines for the Education of English Language Learners: Research-Based Recommendations for the Use of Accommodations in Large-Scale Assessments ReportsKieffer, M.J., Rivera, M., and Francis, D.J. 25 Apr, 2013 As the English language learner (ELL) population increases in American schools, it is becoming increasingly important to consider how ELLs can be accounted for fairly within the context of… Read more
Science and Language for English Language Learners in Relation to Next Generation Science Standards and with Implications for Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics ReportsLee, O., Quinn, H., and Valdes, G.04 Apr, 2013 In 2011, the National Research Council released “A Framework for K-12 Science Education” that is guiding the development of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), which are expected… Read more
Serving English Language Learners: A Toolkit for Public Charter Schools Toolkits03 Apr, 2013 This April 2013 toolkit from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools focuses on the key laws and policies that govern education for English language learners. The report covers… Read more