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.
The district's planning documents and professional learning opportunities communicate urgency about the need to support ELs to meet or exceed grade-level standards. District leaders provide regular feedback to school administrators that reinforces high expectations for ELs.
District administrators monitor schools to ensure that ELs participate in complex academic discourse at the same rates as their non-EL peers.
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