Current Research

Online Research

Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)

http://www.cal.org

CAL focuses on research, teacher education, and the dissemination of information on language education.

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Legal Provisions

Federal Legislation and Court Decisions

http://www.brown.edu/academics/education-alliance/teaching-diverse-learners/legal-provisions-education-english-language-learners

Legislation and decisions relating to the education of English language learners are listed and linked to online texts.

Title I Paraprofessionals

http://www.ed.gov/policy/elsec/guid/paraguidance.pdf

The quality of paraprofessional teaching personnel in programs supported under Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act is reviewed in this draft document, dated November 2002.

Title III Teachers and Administrators

http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/pubs/legislation/nclb/nclb-iii.pdf

The quality of teaching personnel in programs supported under Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act is addressed on page 10, section (c)(2).

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Facts & Statistics

LEP Enrollment Growth

http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/policy/states/reports/statedata/2001/
index.html

The growth of elementary and secondary LEP enrollments for 2001-2002 is available for each state.

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)

http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/

The Web site of the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs (NCELA), formerly known as the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE), is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. NCELA collects, analyzes, and disseminates information related to language minority education issues.