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DeVos Might Eliminate Federal ELL Office

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Just because there are five million English Language Learners in the United States doesn’t mean they should have a separate federal office looking out for them, according to a proposal being considered by the U.S. Department of Education.

According to Ed Week, the proposal would:

fold her department’s office of English-language acquisition into the broader office for elementary and secondary education.

Read more about it at:

Is Betsy DeVos About to Scrap the Federal Office for English-Language Learners? at Ed Week.

Reorganization at U.S. Department of Education May Eliminate Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) is from Transact.

It’s a pretty safe bet to say this kind of move would not be in the best interests of our students…

Congress Pushes Back Against DeVos Plan to Dissolve Federal English-Learner Office is from Ed Week.

New Proposal Puts the Federal Office For English Learners in Jeopardy is from New America.

If Betsy DeVos Scraps the Federal Office for ELLs, Would It Matter? is from Ed Week.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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