English Learners and the New ESSA Law – Podcast Episode 163 | Classnotes Podcast 163
Classnotes Podcast (May 10, 2016) Just a few months ago, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) became law, succeeding the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The new federal education law has significant implications for the education of English language learners. The implications range from entry and exit procedures, to accountability requirements and parent communication. Kristin Grayson, Ph.D., IDRA education associate, discusses implications for schools and resources educators can use to ensure ELs receive an excellent education. Kristin is interviewed David Hinojosa, J.D., IDRA’s national director of policy and director of the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity.
Show length: 13:59
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Dear Colleague Letter: English Learner Students and Limited English Proficient Parents
By the Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice, January 7, 2015
English Learner Tool Kit
U.S. Department of Education
The Best Resources For Learning How The Every Student Succeeds Act Affects English Language Learners
by Larry Ferlazzo, EduBlog
New Education Legislation Includes Important Policies for English Learners, Potential Pitfalls for their Advocates
By Delia Pompa, Migration Policy Institute, December 2015
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Council of Chief State School Officers, February 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act and Dual Language Learners
By Conor Williams, New America
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