Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
CAL focuses on research, teacher education, and the dissemination of information on language education.
Center for Research on Education, Diversity and Excellence (CREDE)
CREDE addresses critical issues that impact culturally and linguistically diverse students.
A National Study of School Effectiveness for Language Minority Students' LongTerm Academic Achievement. Final Report: Project 1.1
This research study examines programs for ELL students in 5 geographically disparate school districts over a period of 5 years.
Federal Legislation and Court Decisions
Legislation and decisions relating to the education of English language learners are listed and linked to online texts.
Title I Paraprofessionals
The quality of paraprofessional teaching personnel in programs supported under Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act is reviewed in this draft document, dated November 2002.
Title III Teachers and Administrators
The quality of teaching personnel in programs supported under Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act is addressed on page 10, section (c)(2).
Facts & Statistics
LEP Enrollment Growth
The growth of elementary and secondary LEP enrollments for 2001-2002 is available for each state.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)
The Web site of the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs (NCELA), formerly known as the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE), is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. NCELA collects, analyzes, and disseminates information related to language minority education issues.