Educators of English Learners

Supporting the Economic Integration of Adult Leaners with Emerging Literacy Skills

Published Year
2023
Resource Type
Brief
Target Audience(s)
Educational Leaders
Educators of English Learners

Many immigrants, including those with emerging literacy skills, have real-world economic needs. This spotlight provides resources and considerations for how adult education programming can support immigrants’ broader economic integration.

High School Choices and Contexts of Newcomer Students in HISD

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Brief
Target Audience(s)
Educators of English Learners
Administrators

This brief explores the characteristics of the high schools that newcomer students choose to attend in the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

Who Goes to Newcomer Schools? Las Americas Middle School

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Brief
Target Audience(s)
Educators of English Learners
Administrators

Newcomer programs aim to serve newly arrived immigrant students by providing specialized instruction and nonacademic support beyond what is offered in traditional English learner classrooms. In Houston ISD, Las Americas is a standalone program that serves newcomer students in grades 4–8.

Educational Outcomes of High School Newcomer Students in HISD

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Brief
Target Audience(s)
Educators of English Learners
Administrators

This brief examines the outcomes of high school-aged newcomer students—recently arrived immigrant English learners—in the Houston Independent School District (HISD).