From the Vision: English learners have equitable access to meaningful and rigorous learning opportunities that build on their cultural and linguistic assets and the academic, linguistic, social, and emotional supports they need to excel.
Educators provide targeted supports to ELs in addition to English language development and other core content instruction.
Educators provide all ELs (including SLIFE, ELs with disabilities, and newcomers) with instructional supports and services tailored to their unique academic and linguistic needs.
Educators identify areas in which ELs need improvement and establish personalized goals for attaining English proficiency.
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