Tag: chicago

Study Reveals Misconceptions about English Learners

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students who began kindergarten as English learners (ELs), on average, progressed to eighth grade with academic achievement similar to or better than their peers who began kindergarten proficient in English, finds a new study by the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research....

Chicago Pitches Legislation for Bilingual Educators of Color

Illinois state representatives Jesus Garcia and Aaron Ortiz pitched a new legislation on Monday in Chicago to increase the number of bilingual public school teachers of color. Both legislators have introduced bills to increase financial aid for prospective public school teachers and bilingual high school graduates. This comes after García along with...
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