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Supporting Multilingualism for All: Implementing the Seal of Biliteracy - Part 4 (February 2024)

Published Year: 2024Type: Podcast
In this final episode of the Seal of Biliteracy podcast series practitioners share their experiences with implementing and promoting the Seal of Biliteracy in their educational contexts and answer…
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The landscape of language learners in California’s MTSS: The State of Academic Performance

Published Year: 2023Type: Brief
This brief depicts trends related to academic performance, namely trends in English-Learner (EL) classified student performance on Math and English Language Arts (ELA) SBAC (Smarter Balanced…
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The landscape of language learners in California’s MTSS: The State of High School Graduation Rates

Published Year: 2023Type: Brief
This brief examines the notable trends and disparities in high school graduation rates between English-Learner classified students (ELs) and non-English-Learner classified students in California over…
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Leveraging CA MTSS to Support English Learner-Classified Students: Insights from Three CA Districts

Published Year: 2023Type: Brief
This brief is part of the Landscape of Language Learners in California’s MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Support). This brief highlights findings from a study focused on how California’s Multi-Tiered…
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Published Year:
2023

This series of briefs brief explores the potential of four research-based policy levers to support access to core content courses for students classified as English Learners (ELs). The levers include bilingual education, counselor availability, teacher preparation, and extra instructional time.

Published Year:
2023

These authors analyze student survey data related to sense of belonging and relationships with teachers and adults within and across the fastest growing subgroup of K–12 public school students: students classified as English learners (ELs).

Published Year:
2023

Como parte de los esfuerzos Raise the Bar del ED para crear caminos para la participación global, el Departamento está trabajando para brindar a cada estudiante un camino hacia el multilingüismo y al mismo tiempo garantizar el acceso equitativo a una educación de alta calidad para los estudiantes que son estudiantes de inglés (EL), que históricamente han sido desatendidos. En esta carta, el Secretario de Educación de EE. UU. comparte una serie de recursos del Departamento sobre cómo apoyar a los estudiantes EL.

Published Year:
2023

This report examines the number of SEAs that provide guidance in collecting and using students’ prior education experiences in initial enrollment, as well as the specificity of the guidance that SEAs provide.

Published Year:
2023

This document provides a review of general and EL-specific research on early literacy, drawing from both to define a vision for foundational literacy skills instruction for ELs.

Published Year:
2023

Thanks to rapid increases in the state's Hispanic and Asian populations, the number of Texas students classified as English Learners has surged in the past decade, from approximately 830,000 in 2010 to more than 1.1 million today. In the charter sector, change has been even more rapid.

Published Year:
2023

In recent years, schools and large-scale assessment developers across the United States have been providing English learners with language supports when they take tests to reduce construct-irrelevant variance, or errors in test scores due to factors that are extraneous to the construct being assessed (Thorndike et al., 1991).

Published Year:
2023

Bilingual children are a more heterogenous group than their monolingual counterparts with respect to the sources of variation in their language learning environments, as well as the wide individual variation in their language abilities. Such heterogeneity in both individual difference factors and language abilities argues for the importance of an individual differences approach in research on bilingual development.