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Why the ELL Gap?

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
In Why the Gap? English Language Learners and New York City Charter Schools, a new report from the Manhattan Institute, Dr. Marcus Winters uses NYC DOE data from school years 2008-09 to 2011-12 to follow charter and district school ELLs over time. (Winters previously studied special education in NYC charter schools.)

Buffalo Fails ELLs, and the Silence is Deafening

Monday, May 17, 2010

Today’s story in the Buffalo News on the Buffalo City School District’s treatment of English Language Learners is instructive of the double standard that NYSUT and others employ when it comes to charter schools and conventionally managed district schools.† Here are some quotes from a report by the Council of the Great City Schools (a report which Buffalo CSD, to its credit, commissioned):