English Language Learners and Graduation Rates

A new education model is needed for English Language Learners. Many of these students are born in the United States and as the future decision makers they require measured responses in an effort to better teach the English language at the very beginning of their journey through the education system. ELLs have a significant achievement gap compared to students who’s families speak English at home. While students learn how to communicate with peers and teachers they make fall behind in subjects like literature or misunderstand parts of instruction. Currently, 9% of the total student population are ELLs. A national commitment to ELLs would result in graduates, which in turn will create higher employment levels and income levels.

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