"State Level English-Language-Learner Policies"

April 2015
Education Week;4/1/2015, Vol. 34 Issue 26, p5
The article discusses the report "State Level English-Language-Learner Policies" by the U.S. Education Commission of the States, which recommends that U.S. states fund tracking of the academic achievement of English language learners (ELLs) after they leave ELL programs.


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