Tagged with English Language Learners

California Steps Up Focus on English-Language Learners

California’s schools chief has assigned a team of experts to focus exclusively on the needs of California’s estimated 1.5 million English-language learners as the state embarks on numerous initiatives to improve the achievement of students who are learning English in public schools. Karen Cadiero-Kaplan, an education professor at San Diego State University who has specialized in training … Continue reading

California To Create Teaching Credential for Secondary ELLs

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing has decided to create a new teaching credential for teachers looking to provide English-language-development instruction at the secondary level. Many ELLs in junior high or high school in California take a separate ELD class in addition to their regular English/language arts class. The new credential would aim to prepare … Continue reading