Reparable Harm: Fulfilling the Unkept Promise of Educational Opportunity for California’s Long Term English Learners

By Laurie Olsen, Ph.D.

This report and research published by Californians Together and funded by The California Community Foundation, presents the results of data from 40 school districts and over 175,00 secondary English learners highlighting the urgent need to address the language and academic needs of Long Term English Learners (LTELs). It calls upon state policymakers and leaders to provide solutions and outlines basic principles and promising approaches for school districts to meet the needs of LTELs more effectively.