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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
Case Study: El Sol Announcements01 Jan, 1970 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 high school… Read more
Serving English Language Learners: A Toolkit for Public Charter Schools ToolkitsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools 01 Jan, 1970 Historically, ELL academic performance has lagged behind that of non-ELL students. Nonetheless, these students come with a valuable advantage that sets them apart — the ability to… Read more
Webinar Videos Available: Serving English Language Learners & Families Announcements01 Jan, 1970 Vidoes and materials from webinar presented by Carolyn Seugling (U.S. Department of Education, Attorney in the Office for Civil Rights) and Marianna Vinson (U.S. Department of Education,… Read more