External English Learner Information SourcesLinks to English learner information outside the California Department of Education Web site.
Research, teaching methods, model programs, Web sites, and full text resources and articles.
Association for Bilingual Education
Organization that addresses the education of linguistically and culturally diverse students in California.
Foreign Language Project
Professional development for language teachers to improve and expand language programs in California.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Organization that promotes excellence in education for English learners and a high-quality professional environment for their teachers.
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
Variety of topics including bilingual education, immersion education, immigrant education, foreign language education, testing, and workplace literacy.
Center for the
Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents
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:
WestEd, San Francisco
Information about schools and districts in California based on demographic, academic, and fiscal data.
Language Development (ELD) Initiative, California Science Project
Resources for the delivery of high quality standards-based science instruction to English learners.
Resources for researching the world's languages.
Resources for Educational Excellence
Guidance for teaching and learning compiled by more than 35 federal agencies.
Crawford's Language Policy Web Site and Emporium
Information about the English-only movement, bilingual education, endangered languages, pending legislation, language policy, and language rights in the U.S.
for Bilingual Education
Organization concerned with the education of language-minority students and the promotion of educational excellence and equity through bilingual education.
of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic
Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA)
Office in the U.S. Department of Education responsible for the administration of Title III, NCLB.
Resources for less commonly taught languages of the world.
Minority Research Institute
Project by the campuses of the University of California focusing on research and evaluation.