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ERIC Number: ED501077
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Improving Literacy Outcomes for English Language Learners in High School: Considerations for States and Districts in Developing a Coherent Policy Framework. Research Brief
Koelsch, Nanette
National High School Center
This research brief outlines existing barriers regarding teacher expectations, tracking, and placement of English language learners and offers key policies and useful strategies in building capacity and developing learning environments conducive for all students in obtaining academic success. The brief suggests that states and districts need to redesign literacy work for English language learners in high school by moving from remediation to academic acceleration and enrichment. (Contains 3 endnotes.) [This publication was produced by the National High School Center.]
National High School Center. American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. Tel: 800-634-0503; Fax: 202-403-5875; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A