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External English Learner Information Sources

Links to English learner information outside the California Department of Education Web site.

Bilingual/ESL/Multicultural Education Resources External link opens in new window or tab.
Research, teaching methods, model programs, Web sites, and full text resources and articles.

 

California Association for Bilingual Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Organization that addresses the education of linguistically and culturally diverse students in California.

California Foreign Language Project External link opens in new window or tab.
Professional development for language teachers to improve and expand language programs in California.

California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages External link opens in new window or tab.
Organization that promotes excellence in education for English learners and a high-quality professional environment for their teachers.

California Tomorrow External link opens in new window or tab.
Materials about the benefits of diversity and approaches needed to create and ensure equity on the basis of race, culture, and language.

Center for Applied Linguistics External link opens in new window or tab.
Variety of topics including bilingual education, immersion education, immigrant education, foreign language education, testing, and workplace literacy.

Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence External link opens in new window or tab.
Assistance on language learning, academic achievement, family and community, and assessment for the nation's diverse students at risk of educational failure to achieve academic excellence.

Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents External link opens in new window or tab.
Database for more than 5000 recommended books in Spanish for children and adolescents.

Comprehensive Assistance Centers (CACs)
Two CACs are located in California to improve access to and exchange of information and assistance about federal programs and school reform:

Education Data External link opens in new window or tab.
Information about schools and districts in California based on demographic, academic, and fiscal data.

English Language Development (ELD) Initiative, California Science Project External link opens in new window or tab.
Resources for the delivery of high quality standards-based science instruction to English learners.

Ethnologue External link opens in new window or tab.
Resources for researching the world's languages.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence External link opens in new window or tab.
Guidance for teaching and learning compiled by more than 35 federal agencies.

James Crawford's Language Policy Web Site and Emporium External link opens in new window or tab.
Information about the English-only movement, bilingual education, endangered languages, pending legislation, language policy, and language rights in the U.S.

The Map of Standards for English Learners, Grades, K-5 External link opens in new window or tab.
Side-by-side presentation of California's English language development standards and English-language arts standards.

The Map of Standards for English Learners, Grades, 6-12 External link opens in new window or tab.
Side-by-side presentation of California's English language development standards and English-language arts standards.

National Association for Bilingual Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Organization concerned with the education of language-minority students and the promotion of educational excellence and equity through bilingual education.

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on materials, programs, research, and other resources to help language-minority students.

Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA) External link opens in new window or tab.
Office in the U.S. Department of Education responsible for the administration of Title III, NCLB.

Southeast Asian Community Resource Center External link opens in new window or tab.
Services for educators of immigrant students and their families.

UCLA Language Materials Project External link opens in new window or tab.
Resources for less commonly taught languages of the world.

UC Linguistic Minority Research Institute External link opens in new window or tab.
Project by the campuses of the University of California focusing on research and evaluation.

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