From the Vision: English learners thrive in high school and graduate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be successful in college and/or a career of their choice, and to contribute to civic life in a global community.
Educators ensure that classroom learning prepares ELs for enrollment in college and access to other post-secondary opportunities and honors the hopes and dreams of ELs for post-secondary life.
Educators believe that all ELs are candidates for graduation and motivate students by cultivating relationships with them, engaging and collaborating with families, and responding to early warning signs for dropout.
Educators who support students with career development activities act without bias and push ELs to reach their highest potential.
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