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English Learner Education

Blueprint for English Learner Success

Pillar 2: Access to Educators

From the Vision: English learners are taught by effective, well-prepared, and culturally responsive educators who hold them to high standards and have the materials and professional learning they need to advance students' academic and linguistic development simultaneously.

Building Block 2: Educators with high standards for English learners

Level: Classroom

  • Educators hold the same expectations for all students and demonstrate the belief that all ELs can meet or exceed grade-level standards with the right supports and scaffolds in place. Educators assume responsibility for developing ELs' academic and social language.

  • Educators provide instruction and active practice opportunities for ELs that build their linguistic and academic skills continually.

Last Updated: June 2, 2020

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