Recently arrived English learner (RA EL) students are a growing yet often underserved subpopulation of English learners. This guide, coauthored by Robert Linquanti, helps states factor in recently arrived English learner students into their state assessment and accountability systems.

A state can use these research- and evidence-based guidelines to engage in a systematic process of developing a RA EL accountability model; or to formatively evaluate its currently proposed or established approaches to RA EL assessment and accountability.

Visit the Innovative Solutions for Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: A Guide for States resource page to learn more and download your copy.