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- Puerto Rico's Education System Hangs in the Balance Amid Hurricane Maria ExodusPBS NewsHour| February 15, 2018
- Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands from Special Education, Federal Officials SayThe New York Times| February 12, 2018
Ideas for Families
Part II of the series on informational text will first provide an overview of what close reading is and could mean for ELLs, including some definitions of close reading. Then I’ll present the role of background knowledge, which is a major consideration with teaching ELLs close reading, and share some recommended resources.