Reform for English Language Learners

By Patricia Dickenson on January 19, 2012 8:00 AM

Note: Patricia Dickenson, a former elementary school teacher in Los Angeles, is guest posting this week. Dr. Dickenson is a member of ASCD’s Emerging Leaders Program.

In my first post, I addressed educational drawbacks that English language learners may encounter in schools. In today’s post I would like to address how schools and districts can be more resourceful in closing the achievement gap. Experts believe the way schools support, assess, and track could be pivotal in meeting the needs of this diverse group of students.

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