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Examining English learner testing, proficiency, and growth: Continued trends since the COVID-19 pandemic

Published Year
2024
Resource Type
Report
Target Audience(s)
Educators of English Learners
State Education Agencies
Educational Leaders
Assessment researchers
Language Researchers

This report examines English learners’ testing, proficiency, and growth during the six most recent school years (20182023) to shed light on the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on English learners’ educational outcomes.

Language development policies and practices impacting the college and career readiness of long-term English learners (LTELs) in secondary schools.

Published Year
2019
Resource Type
Journal
Target Audience(s)
Policy makers
Educational Leaders
Educators of English Learners
Language Researchers

Programs and policies related to the education of long-term English learners (LTELs) at the secondary level are often based on the belief that fluency in English is the primary, if not the sole, requirement for academic success and college and career readiness.

Using Multilingual Approaches to Support English Acquisition

Published Year
2023
Resource Type
Brief
Target Audience(s)
Educators of Multilingual Learners

This spotlight explores the use of multilingual approaches for the purpose of supporting English language acquisition, shares examples of statewide approaches, and highlights strategies for program design and instruction.

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).