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How One School is Helping ELLs Close Gaps in Their ESL Education

Generally speaking, our English Language Learners (ELLs) spend about four years in an English as a Second Language (ESL) program, but there are some kids that spend 5-9 years in ESL, mostly because of issues with reading and writing. This school is offering four-hour long classes on Saturdays to help these students make up the gaps in their education. It’s possible that this bit of extra one-on-one help is just what they need to go from being potential high school dropouts to being college-bound.

http://www.lvrj.com/view/students-sacrifice-saturdays-to-build-english-language-skills-173239031.html
Las Vegas Review-Journal, October 9, 2012


Common Myths Associated with ESL and ELLs

Working with English Language Learners (ELLs) can be complex, but this short article provides some quick information about how non-English speaking children learn the language. Take a minute and explore some common myths associated with ESL and ELLs.

Article: Common Assumptions vs. the Evidence: English Language Learners in the United States
English Language Learner Center American Institutes for Research, May 2010

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