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California College Promise: The Relationship Between State Policy and Local Programs
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California College Promise: The Relationship Between State Policy and Local Programs

This brief describes the relationship between the 2017 legislation “Community Colleges: California College Promise” (AB19) and the structure of local College Promise programs.
NGSS Keep Teaching Science
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Keep Teaching Science! Successful Strategies to Adapt K–12 Science Experiences for Distance Learning

This report from the NextGenScience team highlights strategies and hands-on examples of effective and equitable adaptations for science teaching and learning at a distance.
Reconceptualizing the Role of Critical Dialogue in American Classrooms
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Reconceptualizing the Role of Critical Dialogue in American Classrooms: Promoting Equity through...

This edited volume brings together scholars in language diversity and education to critically examine notions of classroom participation and learning, extending previous scholarship to illustrate ...

English Language Learners

Quality Education for ELLs/MLLS
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Quality Education for ELLs/ MLLs: Why We Need It and How We Can Achieve It

This brief provides a rationale for educators to rethink and reinvent quality education for English language and multilingual learners.
Strategies to Identify and Support English Learners with Learning Disabilities: Review of Research and Resources
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Resources and Strategies for Identifying and Supporting English Learners with Learning Disabilities

This updated research brief provides strategies and resources designed to help educators identify English learner students with learning disabilities and determine the best academic supports for them.
Scaffolding Writing through the Teaching and Learning Cycle
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Scaffolding Writing Through the "Teaching and Learning Cycle"

Help your students become effective writers through scaffolding and the Teaching and Learning Cycle.