English Language Learners

Publications and Research

This brief addresses issues of preschool access and quality that are specific to Hispanic children as well as other largely disadvantaged and immigrant groups.

This paper aims to provide detailed descriptive analyses of the patterns of language minority students' achievement.

ELL Working Group researchers recommend opportunities for improving ELL outcomes through ARRA allocations.

NIEER presents the findings from a randomized trial of the effects of dual language or two-way immersion and monolingual English immersion preschool programs on children's learning. Programs used in the study were compared on measures of children's growth in language, emergent literacy, and mathematics.

NIEER Director Steve Barnett's power point presentation on state preschool research at the Congressional briefing June 18, 2007.