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English Language Learners Alliance

The English Language Learners Alliance collaborates with states, districts, and schools on the use of data to understand the diversity of their EL populations and explore the programs and services that best meet their diverse needs. View recent publications:

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What Are “High-Flying” Districts for English Learner Students?

This webinar, hosted by the English Language Learners Alliance (ELLA), presents an empirical approach to examining achievement among English learners using district-level growth using data from the ACCESS for ELLs assessment and other public sources.

Blog

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Continuous Improvement Projects Test New Interventions to Tackle District and School Priorities

REL Northeast & Islands has been partnering this year with three districts in our region to build their capacity to engage in continuous improvement (CI) to address priorities and solve problems.

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Michael Kieffer
IES Practice Guide coauthor Michael Kieffer, New York University, delivered a keynote address at an ELLA-hosted Bridge Event in Hartford on Nov. 6, 2014. Many attended in district teams.
Table Discussion
Participants at an ELLA-hosted Bridge Event in Hartford on Nov. 6, 2014: "Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School"
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Participants at an ELLA-hosted Bridge Event in Hartford on Nov. 6, 2014: "Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School"
C. Patrick Proctor
IES Practice Guide coauthor C. Patrick Proctor, Boston College, gave a keynote address at the ELLA-hosted Bridge Event in Hartford on Nov. 6, 2014.
Participants listen to the keynote address
The REL Northeast & Islands Bridge Event in Hartford on Nov. 6, 2014 drew more than 100 English learner educators from Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Marie Salazar Glowski
Marie Salazar Glowski (CT): ELLA is in search of "solutions for how to improve the administration of the home language survey to yield better accuracy in identifying our English learners."

REL Support Team

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Maria-Paz Avery, PhD

Research Alliance Manager; Alliance Facilitator

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Caroline Parker, EdD

Alliance Researcher

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