Long Term English Learners

A large number of English Learner students amassing in California secondary schools who despite many years in our schools and despite being close to the age at which they should graduate, are still not English proficient and have incurred major academic deficient – Long Term English Learners (LTELs). Californians Together’s LTEL research and policy work has created an urgency for the state and nation to focus on this group of English Learners.