California is still lagging in helping students become proficient in English by their sixth year in school. Students who take longer than six years to learn English can miss out on academic content in other classes and even electives.
This week, we look at how one district uses robotics to help speed up and deepen learning for long-term English learners. And we discuss a recent report on how California can do better to serve these students.
- Caroline Martin, English Language Instructional Coach, Elk Grove Unified School District
- Manuel Buenrostro, Policy Associate, Californians Together; Co-author, Renewing Our Promise: Research and Recommendations to Support California’s Long-Term English Learners.
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