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English Learners in Charter Schools: A Learning Experience Focused on English Learner Instruction

By Molly Faulkner-Bond, Jennifer Himmel, Manhattan Strategy Group


Nearly one in every 10 students nationally is classified as an English Learner. Charter schools are uniquely positioned to serve students learning English based on the autonomy in the charter promise and their ability to be nimble in response to community and student needs.

This multi-part learning experience provides charter school leaders and directors of academic learning with an overview of English language instruction and available resources to support educating English learners in charter schools.

This learning experience produced by the National Charter School Resource Center consists of five learning modules as well as two brief profiles and lessons learned of Charter School Programs grantees who are providing high-quality instruction options for English language learners.

Module #1: Overview of English Learner Instruction

Module #2: Language Instruction Education Programs for English Learners

Module #3: Selecting the Right Instructional Program for Your Students

Module #4: Tips for Formative Assessment and Supporting Students Following COVID-19

Module #5: Tips for Educating English Learners in Online Learning Environments

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Copyright: 2020
Format: Multimedia
Publisher: National Charter School Resource Center