LITERACY FOR MULTILINGUAL LEARNERS

The National Committee for Effective Literacy uplifts research, policies, and practices to ensure that English learners/emergent bilinguals leave school as proficient readers and writers in English — and preferably more languages — and who thrive and succeed in school and their communities.

RESEARCH AND POLICY OVERVIEW

Authors: Dr. Kathy Escamilla,
Dr. Laurie Olsen, Dr. Jody Slavick

Toward Comprehensive Effective Literacy Policy and Instruction for English Learner/Emergent Bilingual Students

A one-size-fits-all approach to reading instruction will not work for English learners and other multilingual children. Read our white paper to find out why.

Read the executive summary.

Watch the webinar, Effective Literacy Education for English Learners: Beyond Foundational Skills

Help get the word out to education policy makers that emergent bilingual/English learner students have a right to literacy instruction that works for them.

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