December 2021

California is expanding transitional kindergarten, or TK, to eventually offer all 4-year-olds a free year of preschool before kindergarten. As California expands transitional kindergarten, English learner advocates are urging school districts to prioritize children learning English as a second language – about 60% of young children in California. Read the six strategies advocates recommend for schools to best serve 4-year-olds who are developing language skills in English and their home language.

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