Jun 01, 2023
Head Program Officer Featured
Head Program Officer THE CONTEXT Today, 60% of all California children birth to age five are dual language learners born into family and community surroundings rich with multilingual and multicultural assets. That number will continue to grow, so it is imperative to engage even more intentionally in making our public education system better prepared and capable to teach such a diversity of students and help them reach their fullest potential. For too long, public schools have not fully understood and not been equipped to address the educational needs of English Learners. As a result, they can experience stigma and other barriers to forming healthy identities and a sense of belonging in schools. They often struggle academically and do not become proficient in English, they have higher rates of diversion into special education programs and alternative schools and overall lower rates of graduation and matriculation to college. Furthermore, they often lose their home...
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