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Common Core for ELLs

What Does the Common Core Mean for English Language Learners?

What Does the Common Core Mean for English Language Learners?

What will the Common Core State Standards mean for English language learners (ELLs)? These resources offer a user-friendly overview of what ELL educators need to know, as well as updates from the field.

Common Core State Standards

Common Core Basics for ELLs

An introduction to ELL documents, guidelines, and considerations.

Aligning with Language Proficiency Standards

Aligning with Language Proficiency Standards

Information about the relationship of English language proficiency (ELP) standards to the Common Core Standards.

Common Core Assessment and ELLs

Common Core Assessment and ELLs

Information about Common Core assessment and accommodations for ELLs.

Voices of educators, researchers and policymakers

Voices of educators, researchers and policymakers

Hear from Dr. Diane August, Kenji Hakuta, Gabriela Uro, teachers from Albuquerque, New Mexico and others.

Research and policy

Research and policy

What's happening in the ELL field around the Common Core? Find updates on the latest news and research.

Common Core and ELLs Blog

Featuring ELL expert Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner.

Intro to the Common Core: Links to the Standards, Common Core terms, video and more