Similar English Learner Students, Different Results: Why Do Some Schools Do Better?

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Author: Trish Williams, Mary Perry, Isabel Oregón, Noli Brazil, Kenji Hakuta, Edward Haertel, Michael Kirst, and Jesse Levin
Published: January 2007
Focus Areas: English Learners

The authors examine Academic Performance Index and survey data in more than 200 California elementary schools. They explore why the academic performance of English learners varies widely in schools that serve similar numbers of low-income and English learner students.