May 2020

New America

California Invests to Improve Preschool Instruction for Dual Language Learners

In 2018, California invested a one-time $5 million to train teachers to work with dual language learners (DLLs) using new models like Sobrato Early Academic Language, the Language Learning Project and Preschool GLAD. But in a state where a majority of young children are learning two languages, advocates say funding must be ongoing. []