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Document Number: 11232

Reclassification Patterns among Latino English Learner Students in Bilingual, Dual Immersion, and English Immersion Classrooms - Because schools are under increasing pressure to reclassify English language learners to fluent English proficient status as quickly as possible, researchers looked at reclassification times for Latino students in English immersion, transitional bilingual, maintenance bilingual and dual immersion programs. Students enrolled in two-language programs are reclassified at a slower pace in elementary school, but have higher overall English proficiency. (Ilana M. Umansky and Sean F. Reardon, Center for Education Policy Analysis, Stanford University, February 2014)...

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