June 2021

EdSource

Districts should focus on finding California’s missing kindergarteners, especially English learners. 

Experts widely agree that high-quality early childhood education yields long-term academic benefits. But what happens when children miss out on this opportunity? In EdSource’s published commentary, Californians Together and SEAL tackle equity challenges faced by English Learners and discuss the importance of doubling down on effective practices in the classroom — not just focusing on interventions and foundational skills! Check out the 4 essential elements of an equity-focused approach to supporting English learners in the classroom. []

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