5 Reasons It Should Be Required

The New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit, statewide organization of professional and advocacy members founded in 1976 to address the educational needs of English language learners (ELLs)/bilingual learners. Students who are English learners in California have struggled because state rules limit the amount of native language support. The University of Southern California Center for Multicultural, Multilingual Research provides an annoted list of useful links of interest to teachers. Like a butterfly casting off a useless cocoon, the shape of education in schools across the country is being transformed in countless ways as practices and purposes are questioned and found unproductive. In this way students not only become skilled practitioners, but also active participants in the bilingual education arena. These classes are structured where nearly all” instruction is in English, according to the California Department of Education. The law exacerbated the shortage by basically creating …