TITLE

Federal ELL Clearinghouse Remains in Limbo

AUTHOR(S)
MAXWELL, LESLI A.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Education Week;6/5/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 33, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Excerpt
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Department of Education's efforts to manage the National Clearinghouse for English-Language Acquisition (NCELA) for English language learners (ELLs), excerpted from the 2013 blog post "Transparency Watch: Federal ELL Clearinghouse Remains in Limbo" by Lesli A. Maxwell on the issue's "Learning the Language" blog.
ACCESSION #
88000576

 

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