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ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN CONNECTICUT, 2003-04 to 2007-08

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN CONNECTICUT, 2003-04 to 2007-08

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN CONNECTICUT, 2003-04 to 2007-08

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  1. ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN CONNECTICUT, 2003-04 to 2007-08 Presentation to the Connecticut Administrators of Programs for English Language Learners (CAPELL) Michael Sabados, Ph.D. October 10, 2008

  2. Students With a Dominant Language Other Than English, 2007-08 CT State Department of Education

  3. Over the last 5 years, ELL Students Increased by 15.5%, 2003-04 to 2007-08 CT State Department of Education

  4. Nearly Half of All ELL Students Received ESL/Other English Language Services, 2007-08 CT State Department of Education

  5. Most ELL Students Were Spanish Speakers, 2007-08 CT State Department of Education

  6. Most ELL Students Were In Elementary School, 2007-08 CT State Department of Education

  7. More Than Two-thirds of All ELL Students Were Hispanic, 2007-08 CT State Department of Education

  8. Most ELL Students Were Eligible for Free/Reduced Meals, 2007-08 CT State Department of Education

  9. ELL Students Identified For Special Education Increased by Two-thirds, 2003-04 to 2007-08 CT State Department of Education

  10. Primary Disability of ELL Students Identified for Special Education, 2007 - 2008 CT State Department of Education

  11. Bilingual and TESOL Teacher Issues • Aging bilingual and TESOL teachers • Declining number of bilingual teachers • Unfilled bilingual and TESOL teaching vacancies CT State Department of Education

  12. Critical ELL Issues • Increasing ELL Staff • Monitoring reasons for the increase in ELL students also identified for special education • Ensuring ELL students can meet increasing academic standards CT State Department of Education

  13. For Further Information: Michael Sabados, Ph.D. (860) 713-6856 Michael.sabados@ct.gov