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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
September 2013 Newsletter: Building ELL Teaching Capacity in Charter Schools Newsletters24 Oct, 2013 Serving English Language Learners and Families English Learner (EL) students are the fastest-growing demographic group among school children in the United States, with the number of ELs in… 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
Understanding Patterns and Precursors of ELL Success Subsequent to Reclassification ReportsJinok Kim, Joan L. Herman11 Feb, 2013 The National Center for Research on Evaluation funded by the US Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences explores the outcomes of a cohort of students who were reclassified… Read more
Key Principles for ELL Instruction Reports11 Jan, 2013 Understanding Language has developed six key principles for ELL instruction that are designed to help guide teachers, coaches, ELL specialists, curriculum leaders, school principals, and… Read more
Supporting English Language Learners: A Pocket Guide for State and District Leaders Toolkits American Institutes for Research19 Dec, 2012 American Institutes for Research (AIR) has developed a series of Pocket Guides that provide research-based information to support state and district leaders in implementing ESEA flexibility… Read more
Instructional Models and Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners ReportsAni C. Moughamian, Mabel O. Rivera, David J. Francis10 Oct, 2012 This publication, prepared for the Center on Instruction by the Texas Institute for Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics at the University of Houston, seeks to offer educators and policy… Read more