Ensuring Equity for ELL Students

Recent data suggests that English Learners are the fastest growing subset of students in U.S. schools. Unfortunately, many educators do not have experience working with newcomer populations. What can we done to ensure that they receive equity in schools? What are their rights? What are the obligations of the school district to ELL’s? This Four-page document from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education’s Civil Rights Division provides an important overview.