This excellent guide was authored by the National Education Association and was recommended by Lynn Farrugia, ESLC Member at Large: Edmonton Public and ESL Consultant, Inclusive Learning. We encourage our membership to read, review and share comments.Go to the link at
http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/17440_ELL_AdvocacyGuide2015_web.pdf. Let's share the discussion and advocate for English Language Learners and ELL programs in Alberta.
From a recent article (Oct. 2, 2013), Travis Lupick reports, that young immigrants and refugees are recommending improved language policies to improve newcomers lives in Canada. And their recommendations for policy change are stated in a recent report titled, Fresh Voices From Long Journeys: Insights of Immigrant and Refugee Youth. Read the article here.
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