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May, 2022

EdSource Commentary

As bilingual programs expand, let’s keep an eye on equity for English Learners

By Anya Hurwitz, SEAL Executive Director

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May, 2022

Why We Need to Keep an Eye on Equity in Bilingual Education

This blog highlights key points of a journal article, “Keeping an Eye on Equity in Bilingual Education”, published on March 8, 2022, in the NABE Journal of Research of Practice. The article was co-authored by several SEAL staff members, including Martha I. Martinez, Joanna Meadvin, Corina Sapien, Heather Skibbins, Adriana Diaz, and Anya Hurwitz, Ed.D.

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April, 2022

EdSource

To find more bilingual teachers, California will need to cast a wide net

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January, 2022

EdSource

EdSource asked, “What among the governor’s proposals will most advance students’ recovery from the pandemic and why?”

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January, 2022

Commentary on Governor’s Budget

Last week, Governor Newsom unveiled his 2022-23 budget that marshals historic levels of resources to support the education and care of California children.

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December, 2021

EdSource

More training for teachers to help English learners in Los Angeles

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December, 2021

EdSource

How TK can help students learning English as a second language

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August, 2021

EdSource

How California teachers are welcoming back English learners | With language and community.

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June, 2021

EdSource

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

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June, 2021

EdSource

California bilingual programs ready to grow after slowing during pandemic

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April, 2021

New America

Districts leaders look beyond the pandemic as they prioritize dual language programs and resources for English learners

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January, 2021

New America

Teachers Lean on Each Other to Rise Above and Beyond During Pandemic to Support Dual Language Learners

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December, 2020

New CDE Publication!

We are thrilled to announce that SEAL contributed to California Department of Education’s recently published guide for California educators, Improving Multilingual and English Learner Education: Research to Practice.

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December, 2020

EdSource

Preschoolers learning English need to be identified, supported, says California’s master plan

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July, 2020

EdSource

Helping English learners succeed should be a top priority for schools amid the pandemic

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May, 2020

New America

California Invests to Improve Preschool Instruction for Dual Language Learners

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April, 2020

COVID-19 Response

As we navigate this time of uncertainty, SEAL remains steadfast in our commitment to serving our English Learners/Dual Language Learners students, along with their teachers, families, and our partners.

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February, 2020

EdSource

We must include English learners in early education plan for California

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July, 2019

Welcome from SEAL’s Executive Director

Dear Friends, It is an exciting time for English learners in the State of California. We have a new Governor who committed $2.4 billion to early childhood and a new State Superintendent who believes in investing in English learners.

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June, 2019

New America

A New Day in California: Training Teachers to Support Bilingualism

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