Dept. of Education Releases Guidelines for English Learners

Dept. of Education Releases Guidelines for English Learners

September 23, 2016

The Dept. of Education released a new set of guidelines on how states and school districts can work to improve English learner programs under ESSA. The report detailed that ELs are among the “fastest growing populations” in US schools and account for nearly “10% of students nationwide.” ESSA calls for districts to work with parents and surrounding communities to better serve all students. (Read the Collaborative’s recent policy brief on English learners)