ELL Students: The Importance of Language Access in Schools

The growing number of limited-English proficient students in U.S. schools highlights the importance of language access in schools and educational institutions. Approximately 4.8 million students in U.S. public schools have limited English language skills that impact their ability to learn in educational settings. Schools must, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 

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Limited-English Proficiency: LEP Populations by U.S. State (Infographic)

The United States draws people from many countries around the world we have never been more linguistically diverse. In fact, The U.S. Census Bureau Reports at Least 350 Languages Spoken are in U.S. Homes. While some U.S. cities (like New York, Miami, and Los Angeles) have higher LEP populations, there are approximately 25.1 million Limited 

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