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Amy Proulx & Elizabeth Wall-Macht

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Amy is a highly experienced team leader, coach, coordinator and mentor. Amy has successfully developed and facilitated professional development sessions on topics ranging from writing ELD objectives and integrating with content to analyzing student work to inform practice and targeted supports. Elizabeth is a passionate educator determined to do right by students, families, and teachers by ensuring all learners have equitable educational access that promotes agency and prepares them for life in the world. Elizabeth is qualified by 34 years of leadership and classroom experience at University and District level with broad exposure to all facets of education, and is a creator of culturally relevant pedagogy.

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Equity for English Learners - supporting our ELs in the classroom

Posted by Amy Proulx & Elizabeth Wall-Macht on November 19, 2018

On January 21, 1974, in the case of Lau v. Nichols, the United States Supreme Court unanimously decided that the lack of supplemental language instruction in public schools for students with limited English proficiency violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Today, English learners (ELs) represent 10 percent of the total K-12 population in the United States, a 4.8 million number that continues to increase in both size and diversity. To meet the growing demographics of ELs, many of the challenges confronting school districts today aim at ensuring equity and excellence for this special population.  

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Topics: Schools & Early Years