[lg policy] Fwd: Commentary on Oregon bill limiting ELL instruction

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 15:52:10 UTC 2015


Forwarded From: C. Thomas Mason <CTM at ctmason.com>
Date: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 8:46 PM

 Commentary on Oregon bill limiting ELL instruction



*The "Two-Sizes-Fits-All" Approach to Bilingual Education Doesn't Work*
<http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=C8vD9pFWERmBjl5I7brQ3lva2Hch1JWe>

*Ramin Farahmandpur, Truthout:* An Oregon bill limits English language
learners (ELL) instruction to four and seven years, ignoring the
instructional needs of linguistically and culturally diverse ELL students.
Adopting a "two-sizes-fits-all" approach to English language acquisition
ignores what research tells us is optimal for ELL students to achieve
English proficiency.

*Read the Article*
<http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=HVH4zBOCA%2B6p81mxyE%2BdYlva2Hch1JWe>


http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/30027-the-two-sizes-fits-all-approach-to-bilingual-education-doesn-t-work





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