Topic: english language learners

Leviton Dual Language Elementary School has the oldest dual language program among Providence public schools. English Language Learners at the school make up approximately 50 percent of the students.

Metro, News

State grapples with lack of resources for English language learners

April 26, 2018 0 comments

Patricia Santos has been a substitute elementary school teacher in East Providence for two years. Born in Portugal, Santos is fluent in both English and Portuguese and also speaks some Spanish — a multilingual skillset that comes in handy in the classroom. 

Adam Gamoran spoke about the indecision about best practices for providing adequate educational opportunities for English language learners.

News, University News

Gamoran discusses inequality in English language education

October 25, 2017 0 comments

The percentage of English language learners in American public schools has increased in all but 15 states since 2004.