White Papers
March 01
2018
Summer Programs Increase Opportunity and Achievement
Innovative districts are expanding their summer programs beyond traditional remediation of course failure to meet a wide range of student learning needs. These innovative programs include…

White Papers

02/01/2018

How the Lone Star State leads in ELL education The constantly changing landscape of the ELL population presents educators with significant challenges  that they must address to ensure that all students have equity of opportunity, regardless of…

01/14/2015

I try to make it make sense, but sometimes I just quit. Reading textbooks is hard because the words are big and I don't understand them, and it gets boring sometimes. I can't read at home, and we don't have enough time in my classes…

02/15/2009

The National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) uses three levels to describe student achievement—basic, proficient, and advanced (Lee, Grigg, & Donahue, 2007). Although below basic is not a recognized NAEP designation, it is…

02/13/2009

The English Foundations series (including two full-year courses: English Foundations I and English Foundations II) has been carefully designed to help adolescent learners with below-proficient and below-basic achievement to become…