English Learner Leadership Fellowships Available
Californians Together, in collaboration with the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) invites mid-career leaders in English Learner education and advocacy to apply for a three-year fellowship. … Read More.
Two California School Districts are Honored with the Prestigious Multiple Pathways to Biliteracy AwardMar | 2015
San Diego – Ventura Unified School District and Chula Vista Elementary School District have been selected as recipients of the 2015 Multiple Pathways to Biliteracy District Recognition Award. The Californians Together award celebrates districts that are leading the way to world-class language education in preschool through 12th grade. … Read More.
California is the First State in the Nation to Define and Identify English Learners who After Many Years are Struggling to SucceedDec | 2014
Sacramento: Three out of four (74%) English Learner students in grades 6 -12 have been in California schools for 7 years or more and are still without the English skills they need to succeed academically. Because this is longer than it should take to attain English proficiency, they are called “Long Term English Learners” (LTELs). The numbers compiled by the California Department of Education for the first time by any state in the nation, is part of an effort to ensure these students get the educational support they need. … Read More.