Meeting the Unique Needs of Long Term English Language Learners
A Guide for Educators
by Laurie Olsen, Ph.D.
A National Education Association (NEA) Publication
Written for educators, administrators, and policymakers, this booklet provides a research-based overview on the large number of Long Term English Learner students, who despite having been enrolled in United States schools for more then six years, are not progressing towards English proficiency but are continuing to struggle without the English skills needed.