Administrators

Raise the Bar: How Community-Based Schools Can Contribute to the Multilingual Landscape

May
30, 2024
Event Type
Webinar

We at OELA are excited to announce that we will be holding a webinar on "Raise the Bar: How Community-Based Schools Can Contribute to the Multilingual Landscape" on Thursday, May 30th at 2:00 pm Ea

NAM Discretionary Report 2018 & 2021 Cohorts (School Year 2023)

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Federal Grant
Target Audience(s)
Educational Leaders
Administrators
Community Advocates
Originating Organization
NCELA
OELA

In the Native American Languages Act of 1990, Congress recognized the importance of preserving Native American languages by protecting and promoting the rights of Native Americans to develop their proficiency and use of Native American languages.1 In addition, it is the policy of the United State

High School Choices and Contexts of Newcomer Students in HISD

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Brief
Target Audience(s)
Educators of English Learners
Administrators

This brief explores the characteristics of the high schools that newcomer students choose to attend in the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

Who Goes to Newcomer Schools? Las Americas Middle School

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Brief
Target Audience(s)
Educators of English Learners
Administrators

Newcomer programs aim to serve newly arrived immigrant students by providing specialized instruction and nonacademic support beyond what is offered in traditional English learner classrooms. In Houston ISD, Las Americas is a standalone program that serves newcomer students in grades 4–8.

Educational Outcomes of High School Newcomer Students in HISD

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Brief
Target Audience(s)
Educators of English Learners
Administrators

This brief examines the outcomes of high school-aged newcomer students—recently arrived immigrant English learners—in the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

English Learners Who Speak Arabic as a Home Language (April 2024)

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Target Audience(s)
Educators
Researchers
Administrators
Originating Organization
OELA

This fact sheet presents numbers and percentages of English learner students who spoke Arabic as a home language in school Year 2020–2021.

Outreach Packet: English Learner Family Toolkit and App

Blog type
Announcement

The Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) has launched a new resource designed specifically to help educators and stakeholders better assist families of English learners (ELs).

Blog tags
Educators
Teacher Resources
English Learner Family Toolkit
english learners