A Lehigh University researcher found that some educators though bilingualism was "too lofty a goal" for English-language learners with disabilities.
March 2018 Archives
Across the country, many English-learners don't have access to the same high-quality math courses that their native English-speaking peers do. These five California districts offer a road map to change.
Incorporating home languages in classroom rituals and routines and encouraging families to share their culture with the school community can help students in "superdiverse" settings feel more welcome, says a report from the Migration Policy Institute.
The principles were developed to help educators cultivate multilingualism, work to develop global citizens, and support students' home languages and cultural backgrounds to achieve those goals.
Even with the support of schools, the pressure the students face is daunting, educators and experts say.