…attend Texas Public Schools Pre-K through Grade 12 according to a profile created by E3 Alliance, a regional education collaborative. In the 2016-17 school year, 90% of ELLs in Texas spoke Spanish as their first language. The other 100,000+ claimed more than 130 additional languages as their L1.
Central Texas as defined by E3, proudly serves more than 1/3 of ELLs in Texas, a growing reminder of our responsibility in public schools. To best serve a next generation of ELL learners, we must as educators keep one finger on the pulse of current data and another in the wind for the latest professional development. To become more familiar with our ELL population, check out the numbers at e3alliance.org.
Want to know how to improve the learning outcomes of this group of students? The Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement takes place on November 6 & 7. Find out more here.