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Addressing Bilingual Teacher Shortages in Connecticut

Connecticut recently passed legislation addressing shortages of bilingual education teachers with the goal of improving districts’ capacity to meet the state’s bilingual education requirements and to improve the lagging academic performance of its nearly 35,000 ELLs.

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The Effects of NCLB Accountability on ELLs

No Child Left Behind created specific accountability provisions for districts serving ELL students. This post takes a look at what these provisions are and how they have affected ELLs.

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What the Seal of Biliteracy Can Do for English Language Learners

A growing number of states have begun recognizing the value of bilingualism through their adoption of the Seal of Biliteracy. As momentum grows, four national language organizations have offered up guidelines to help ensure consistent standards and implementation of the Seal of Biliteracy.