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English Language Learners

Webinar | Framing Bilingualism as a Resource in Standards-Aligned Classrooms

Presentation begins at 19:30 | Join C-SAIL and Dr. Nelson Flores (University of Pennsylvania) for a presentation on Dr. Flores' work on framing bilingualism as a resource in standards-based classrooms.

English Learners and ESSA’s Four-Year Graduation Rate: An Interview with Julie Sugarman

It has been ten years since states began using a uniform definition of the high school graduation rate for federal accountability and reporting. In that time, the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and an increased national focus on immigration have raised the profile of English Learner (EL) students in U.S. schools and the need to equitably serve them and assess their academic progress.

Search The essence of ESSA: More control at the district level?

Both rhetorically and substantively, the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) served as a rebuke to the now-unpopular policies pursued by both the Bush and Obama administrations (American National Election Survey, 2018; Edgerton, 2019). Not only did it reduce the discretion of the secretary of education but also it allowed states greater flexibility in meeting the demands of standards-based accountability.

New! Research Brief on Massachusetts' Implementation of Standards

How are districts in different states implementing college- and career-readiness (CCR) standards? The Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL), has partnered with California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Texas to find out. In a new brief, we focus on implementation in six Massachusetts districts.

New! Research Brief on California’s Implementation of Standards

How are districts in different states implementing college- and career-readiness (CCR) standards? The Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL), has partnered with California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Texas to find out. In a new brief, we focus on implementation in six California districts.

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