Articles: ELL

Matt Zalaznick
Des Moines Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Ahart has tried to instill greater pride in his district’s urban schools.
Des Moines Superintendent Thomas Ahart drives education gains as poverty and ELL needs rise
Ariana Rawls Fine
Superintendent Darwin Stiffler has raised achievement for migrant students in his Yuma, Arizona district.
Darwin Stiffler, Yuma Elementary School District chief, takes education personally
Alison DeNisco
46 states provide additional funding dedicated to ELL education, says a March report from the Education Commission of the States. (Click to enlarge)
Some 34 states fund ELL programs through their state’s primary funding formula
Ed Finkel
Donna Schulze, above, is a paraeducator at Phelps Luck School in the Howard County Public Schools in Maryland.
Special education students and ELLs lead districts to ramp up training of aides

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