Tagged with ELL

California Drops Out of ELL Assessment Consortium

California education officials have dropped out of a group of a dozen states that had organized around the need to develop a new English-language proficiency assessment that will measure the language demands of the Common Core State Standards. The state had planned to be part of ELPA 21—or the English Language Proficiency Assessment for the … Continue reading

Thousands of English-Learners Denied Services in Calif., ACLU Says

More than 20,000 English-learners in California are not receiving English-language instruction that is required under state and federal law, according to civil rights lawyers who are threatening to sue the state education agency over the matter. The American Civil Liberties Union of California on Wednesday demanded that state officials take action against 251 school districts … Continue reading