Useful Support Resources for ELL Students in New York

In the state of New York, ELL enrollment was 237,499 students in the state public school system in 2012-2013, making up over 14% of the classroom population. 61% of all ELL students in the state speak Spanish, with Chinese, Arabic, Bengali, and Haitian representing the next four most common spoken languages at 19% combined.

Preschool bilingual books in English and Spanish
The following is a list of useful resources and programs for ELL students living in New York.

State of New York Informational Resources:
Educational Programs and Learning Resources:

If your school could benefit from an ELL program, Lectura Books offers award-winning bilingual books that can be used as a great teaching tool for English Learners. If you’re interested in viewing a preview of some of the books offered by Lectura Books, visit their Youtube page.

References

http://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/states-and-districts-highest-number-and-share-english-language-learners
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/top-languages-spoken-english-language-learners-nationally-and-state

Katherine Del MonteUseful Support Resources for ELL Students in New York