Tool Aims to Help Schools Better Identify English-Language Learners


This article spotlights the Home Language Survey Data Quality Self-Assessment tool developed by EDC's REL Northeast & Islands. The new tool will help educators evaluate the effectiveness of the surveys that schools use to identify English-language learners. The tools aims to allow schools to more accurately identify potential English-learners, avoid misidentifying students who don't need extra services, and allow for money dedicated to help students flow to district and schools who need it the most.


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Monday, March 6, 2017