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Preparing to Serve English Language Learner Students: School Districts With Emerging English Language Learner Communities ReportsAnnette M. Zehler, Carolyn Adger, Cate Coburn, Igone Arteagoitia, Krystal Williams, and Louis Jacobson01 Jun, 2008 This report from REL Appalachia aims to help school districts that are experiencing significant growth of their English language learner (ELL) student population. The authors highlight… Read more
Educating English Language Learners: Building Teacher Capacity. Roundtable Report ReportsBallantyne, K.G., Sanderman, A. R., & Levy, J. 25 Apr, 2008 America’s schools have experienced a sharp increase in the number of students who are not proficient enough in English to fully access academic content in all of their classes. This report… Read more
A Cultural, Linguistic, and Ecological Framework for Response to Intervention With English Language Learners ReportsJulie Esparza Brown and Jennifer Doolittle01 Jan, 2008 This 2008 brief was published by the National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems. It provides educators with a framework to guide the implementation of Response to… Read more
Effective Literacy and English Language Instruction for English Learners in the Elementary Grades: A Practice Guide ReportsGersten, R., Baker, S.K., Shanahan, T., Linan-Thompson, S., Collins, P., & Scarcella, R.01 Dec, 2007 The Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education publishes a series of Practice Guides that help practitioners deepen their understanding of the highest quality… Read more
Registering Students From Language Backgrounds Other Than English ReportsNicole Marcus, Carolyn Temple Adger, and Igone Arteagoitia01 Aug, 2007 This report from REL Appalachia seeks to alert administrators, school staff, and database managers to variations in the naming systems of other cultures; to help these staff accommodate… Read more
Double the Work: Challenges and Solutions to Acquiring Language and Academic Literacy for Adolescent English Language Learners ReportsDeborah Short and Shannon Fitzsimmons01 Jan, 2007 This report focuses on the challenges for adolescent English language learners (ELLs) who must do "double the work" when learning both the grade-level academic content and improving their… Read more
Similar English Learner Students, Different Results: Why Do Some Schools Do Better? ReportsTrish Williams, Mary Perry, Isabel Oregón, Noli Brazil, Kenji Hakuta, Edward Haertel, Michael Kirst, and Jesse Levin01 Jan, 2007 The authors examine Academic Performance Index and survey data in more than 200 California elementary schools. They explore why the academic performance of English learners varies widely in… Read more
Effects of the Implementation of Proposition 227 on the Education of English Learners, K-12 ReportsThomas Parrish, Amy Merickel, Maria Perez, Robert Linquanti, Miguel Socias, Angeline Spain, Cecilia Speroni, Phil Esra, Leslie Brock, and Danielle Delancey24 Jan, 2006 This report examines the impact of Proposition 227, which was passed in California in June 1998, on the education of English language learners (ELLs). The authors analyze the impact of the… Read more
Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners: Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth ReportsDiane August and Timothy Shanahan01 Jan, 2006 This executive summary outlines the findings of the larger report authored by the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. The U.S. Department of Education… Read more
Educating English Language Learners: Implementing Instructional Practices ToolkitsJacqueline Vialpando, Jane Yedlin, Caroline Linse, Margaret Harrington, and Geraldine Cannon01 Jan, 2005 The National Council of La Raza published this 2005 guide to support charter school educators. The authors describe the process for identifying English language learners (ELLs), review… Read more