Effective Practices for English Learners: Assessment and Data-Based Decision-Making

New Leveraging Briefs Series on Attract, Prepare, Retain Available Now!

The new leverage briefs are the culmination of OSEP’s Attract, Prepare, Retain: Effective Personnel for All Initiative and highlight 13 leverage points covering strategies recognized by various stakeholders as essential to addressing critical shortages in the special education workforce.

Wed, 09/26/2018
Author(s): Sylvia Linan-Thompson, Laura McFarland, Alba Ortiz, Hermelinda Cavazos, Shannon Giroir, Leticia Romero Grimaldo, Greg Roberts, Sharon Vaughn, John Hoover, Lucinda Soltero-Gonzalez
Organization: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

This document is the second in a series of briefs for school leaders, educators, and policymakers charged with implementing or supporting multi-tiered instruction that meet the needs of English learners (ELs). In this brief, three model demonstration projects address issues that school and district personnel frequently encounter when designing and implementing tiered instruction in schools that implement bilingual programs or that serve ELs in English as a second language programs.